Quel Vin is the first wine shop for restaurateurs the Giovanazzi family. The family have opened the wine shop, following the demise of Oddbins, who had leased the shop from them at Great Western Road, Glasgow. Quel Vin, which means ‘Which wine’ will be run along similar lines to Oddbins. Indeed, the new owners will be retaining all Oddbins’ staff and will continue to stock a comprehensive selection of quality wines from around the world.
The Giovanazzi family also own La Parmegiana, which is situated next door, the Philadelphia fish and chip shop which is also nearby and they have also just resumed ownership of the The Big Blue Bar and Restaurant, in the basement of the block.
Mark Billington, managing director of the Giovanazzi group of companies, said, “The family was keen to retain a local, independent identity to this attractive corner of Great Western Road that borders the banks of the River Kelvin.