Summer serves: Cleopatra

In our final cocktail recipe for the season, we present an elegant sweet-sour concoction made with the most serious (and extremely fashionable) soft drink on the market – Seedlip. No longer does a night off the hard stuff mean water or lemonade. The sober-faced gap in the market has been filled by the first non-alcoholic […]

Best Industry Blog 2016

Voting for the 2016 Wine Blog Awards closed last week, the judges consulted and the results announced: we are delighted to have been named Best Industry Blog for the second year. Thank you to all who took the time to vote and congratulations to all the other winners (who can be seen here). We are […]

The smallest order we ever dealt with…

As we approach the Queen’s official 90th birthday, we republish an article from the spring 1970 edition of our Number Three magazine, all about a rather extraordinary royal order. Nearly half a century ago Francis Berry was entrusted with a task that was one of the most difficult but delightful he had ever undertaken – […]

How to store wine at home

Finding that perfect corner to squirrel away special bottles until they’ve reached drinking perfection can be tricky. If your flat didn’t happen to come with a charmingly cool and musty cellar (a modern plight, we’re sure), here are our tips for storing wine at home (an extract from our Wine School’s book, Exploring & Tasting […]