Category: Miscellaneous

Eat, drink and sleep: Barossa

As England faces a cold snap, Olivia Bodle provides welcome escape, dreaming of warmer climes with her guide to Australia’s Barossa Valley The hour’s drive north east of Adelaide to Barossa is almost eerily quiet and calm, the empty roads head straight through the parched landscape; arid squares turning suddenly into vineyards just before you […]

Hygge and the rise of Scandimania

The trickle of hygge, infiltrating every corner of our lives, seems unstoppable. Here, Tom Van de Pette from our wholesale arm – Fields, Morris & Verdin – explains what Scandimania means for the food on our plates and, most importantly, the bottles we uncork Hygge (pronounced Hoo-gah), a Danish word with no direct translation, is […]

Introducing Luke Edward Hall

Luke Edward Hall, the 20-something designer and illustrator, is the man behind our latest Good Ordinary Claret label. Here, Emily Miles talks to him about the collaboration, his influences and where he’s headed next As Luke Edward Hall pads around his Camden flat in stocking-clad feet, shuffling through stacks of paper to show me his […]

Talking wine and war with Andrew Roberts

Ahead of tomorrow’s dinner with Andrew Roberts, Will Lyons sits down with the historian to talk about the way two of history’s most famous figures used wine to their political advantage Like many first steps along the wine route, Professor Andrew Roberts began his vinous journey as an undergraduate. The historian and author of acclaimed […]