Category: Food & Wine

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 […]

Essential ingredients: truffles

This month, our Head Chef Stewart Turner looks to the heady scents (and even headier prices) of the white truffle to inspire two simple but sensational dishes. Meanwhile, Demetri Walters MW selects the perfect vinous accompaniments. On the table: The Alba truffle festival, which runs until 15th November 2015, sees the start of the truffle […]