Imagine a world without Lafite…

Demetri Walters MW looks back to the days when Bordeaux’s Left Bank, home to some of the world’s finest wines, was no more than a murky swamp and ponders the road not taken: if the Dutch hadn’t drained the Médoc, revealing its now celebrated soils, what would we be selling and drinking today? It is […]

A sweet finish

As many drinkers are on the look-out for their yearly bottle of sweet or fortified wine to draw their Christmas feast to a close, Demetri Walters MW – Sales Manager of our Private Wine Events team – suggests alternatives to the classic line-up of Sauternes, Sherry and Port. The origins of sweet wine can be traced […]

Gymkhana comes to the Sussex Cellar

Following our inaugural Cellar Series event, an Anglo-Indian collaboration with the Michelin-starred Gymkhana, Demetri Walters MW reports on a remarkable meal in our Sussex Cellar. Gymkhana: the name used to conjure-up children’s show-jumping competitions. At least it did to me. Now it immediately brings to mind the finest Indian cuisine that I have ever encountered. […]

The Sussex Cellar: a new subterranean space

As the ribbon is cut and our newest cellar declared open, Demetri Walters MW – Sales Manager of our Private Wine Events team – ducks out of the sun and into the Sussex Cellar, exploring the space and its history. After more than three years in the making, we revealed our long-anticipated Sussex Cellar last […]