Month: November, 2015

A Wine School guide to Christmas

As 25th December approaches, Barbara Drew, a member of our expert Wine School team, offers some wise words on how to keep Christmas chaos at bay – and the wine flowing. The table piled high with a hefty bird, plus trimmings; a constant battle to avoid flaming more than the Christmas pud as paper hats […]

Essential ingredients: venison

As the temperature finally drops, our Head Chef Stewart Turner suggests a decadent recipe to bolster against the winter weather, taking advantage once more of the truffle season. Demetri Walters MW completes the equation by recommending bottles that will stand up to Stewart’s indulgent combination of venison, truffle and cheese. On the table: Macaroni cheese […]

Clerkenwell Boy’s top three BYO restaurants

Here London foodie and Instagrammer extraordinaire, Clerkenwell Boy, recommends his favourite wine-friendly restaurants, the establishments which allow diners to bring a cherished bottle (or two) with them. Have you got that special bottle at home but haven’t quite found the right occasion to crack it open yet? Why not ditch the fridge-buffet and treat yourself […]

The Leap

As we release the first wine made under his own label – the exquisite 2013 Cedalion Chardonnay, Sam Harrop MW thinks back to the point where this particular journey began, the moment when – perhaps unknowingly – he took a leap of faith. It was a typically grey chilly December day in London when the […]