Category: Miscellaneous

A guide to the urban picnic

As we embark on London Wine Week, Eleanor Foulkes provides the urbanite’s guide to picnicking; a fuss-free approach for metropolitan foodies, and the perfect bottles to partner the city’s moveable feasts. Summer may be the time for al fresco dining, but cosmopolitan life makes transporting sandwiches tricky, carrying plates a challenge, and finding space for […]

Where is the season taking you?

As we enter the summer months, we have assembled a definitive list of wines and spirits for the coming season, and an accompanying competition to boot. Summer shouldn’t be a solitary affair: it is the season for effervescent garden parties, open-air dining and extended aperitifs. The easing of corks from bottle-necks should be accompanied by […]

Tom Cannavan on punk and wine

Tom Cannavan – of wine-pages.com – steps back to the 1970s, the glory days of flares and fondue-sets, with a soundtrack dominated by Patti Smith and the Sex Pistols, and takes a look at the wines embodying the spirit of punk today. The late 1970s was my time, music-wise. Living the student life at Glasgow […]

The best places to drink wine in London

As we approach a week during which the capital celebrates all things vinous, Damian Carrington – Agency Director of our wholesale arm, Fields, Morris & Verdin – lists a few of his favourite places to enjoy a glass of wine. With London Wine Week nearly upon us I thought I would share some of my […]