Month: December, 2014

Christmas with Tom Cave

For Tom Cave, our Cellar Plan Manager, the festive holiday brings welcome respite from recent labours – that, and the opportunity to uncork a bottle or two of something truly special For those in the wine trade, Christmas Day itself is just part of a very welcome few days’ holiday after several exhausting weeks of […]

Christmas with Stewart Turner

Stewart Turner, our inimitable Head Chef, attempts to strike a happy balance between cherished family time and the lure of the kitchen come Christmas-time. Naturally, vinous accompaniments are welcome in both scenarios Christmas is a bit of a double-edged sword for a chef, as it can just be another working day – albeit with a […]

Christmas with Mark Pardoe MW

For Mark Pardoe MW, our illustrious Wine Buying Director, Christmas is business as usual – in as much as he intends to be on hand throughout to provide just the right bottles for all eventualities Our Christmas tends to be an extended affair. The family’s diaspora means that the holiday often lasts from Christmas Eve […]

Christmas with Katie Cooper

Katie Cooper, our Wine Club Manager, plans some suitably indulgent repasts for a traditional Cooper family Christmas par excellence Having been married in Dorset earlier in the year, it seems fitting that my new husband and I spend Christmas there this year. I’ll enjoy spending some time with my side of the family while my […]