Looking for French handmade corkscrews in London? Richard Dare has an excellent range of Laguiole Corkscrews, including the Grand Cru sommelier corkscrew. Richard Dare is based in Primrose Hill, London, NW1.
Richard Dare Kitchen Accessories - Extensive range from main Laguiole producers - Laguiole en Aubrac, Forge de Laguiole
Richard Dare Kitchen Accessories
93 Regents Park Road
London NW1 8UR
The name Laguiole comes from the small village in the high plateau of south central France. These historic designs were the culmination of amalgamating a local working fix bladed knife with a Pyrenean pocket / pen knife. This unique design is what we now refer to as the 'layol'. Further embellishments included the combining of a corkscrew and with the movement of workers from the countryside to the city - as bar staff and waiting on tables - the inevitable refinements placed Laguiole at the vanguard as the tool of choice in this trade.
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