Month: June, 2013

An Update from Berrys’ Spirits Team

The last six weeks have seen me travel (almost) the length of the country to recruit, and then to judge, the regional heats of the No3 Gin cocktail competition. The brief was very wide simply asking bartenders to make a “twist on the gin & tonic” and it was amazing to see all the different […]

Inside Burgundy – Côte de Nuits

Apparently the Forth Bridge has been completely repainted and they don’t need to start again at the beginning. Work on Inside Burgundy however is never finished! We eagerly await the launch of the iPad eBook on the Côte de Nuits, to join its sibling Côte de Beaune, launched last year. The joy of the iPad […]

Domaine Faiveley Lunch

The middle of May is a time normally dominated by the unrelenting force of a Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, however for one afternoon my Fine Wine colleague Martyn Rolph and I were to be wowed by the excellent wines of Domaine Faiveley alongside the food of Philip Howard at his two-star ‘The Square’ in Mayfair. […]

The Annual Wine Club Dinner Report

The annual Wine Club dinner is always a special occasion for me: I get to meet a number of you members who I otherwise speak to on the phone or by email. It’s a pleasure putting faces to names. This year was no exception, though we’d decided early on to change our usual venue of […]