Month: August, 2017

Vermut point

Vermouth – the hauntingly herbal element that elevates gin to a Martini – is extremely à la mode. Here our Spirits Specialist Rob Whitehead reveals the drink’s appeal – both on the rocks and in classic cocktails While it would be preposterous to even attempt to be certain about such things, it’s not impossible that […]

It’s not ready to drink yet

The rule of the Roux

The Roux family has reigned over London’s fine dining scene since Albert and Michel Sr opened Le Gavroche 50 years ago. Here, Will Lyons talks to Michel Roux Jr about wine’s place on the table and in his restaurant On the far wall of the chef’s library, deep inside the Mayfair terrace which houses Le […]

They came to Number Three: Evelyn Waugh

Quintessentially English author and prolific journalist, Evelyn Waugh was also an enthusiastic customer of Berry Bros. & Rudd. In this article, originally published in the Spring 1986 edition of Number Three Saint James’s Street, Auberon Waugh tells of his father’s “lifelong passion” for wine For a man whose life revolved around wine, Evelyn Waugh wrote […]