Month: February, 2014

How to make the perfect gin Martini

Gin-drinking in 18th-century London was a far cry from the sophisticated world of martini mixology it is today. After a masterclass in Mother’s Ruin, led by Brand Heritage Director Ronnie Cox, we learn how to mix the perfect Martini. To conjure up the scene of 18th century gin-crazed London at a recent Spirits masterclass, Ronnie […]

Chinese red wine: an auspicious choice

As part of her Chinese New Year celebrations this weekend, Amanda Parker – our Hong Kong education expert – found the excuse to uncork some Changyu Moser XV, a Chinese red with its sights set on Bordeaux style and quality. Thinking about Chinese New Year, we often reflect on the traditions that it embodies: homes […]