Month: March, 2018

A Mother’s Day bouquet

With Mother’s Day in mind, we speak to florist Mairead Curtin from Rebel Rebel, who explores the relationship between flowers and wine, celebratory partners that are often closer than one might think Rebel Rebel owes its existence to wine. Over one delicious bottle around my kitchen table gazing at a bunch of flowers that my partner had bought […]

Postcards from the Rhône

After another en primeur tasting visit, we ask well-versed Rhône expert Matt Walls for his advice on where to eat, drink and sleep in this wide-ranging French appellation Every year I produce an in-depth report on the new Rhône vintage, so I spend two weeks tasting over a thousand wines and visiting dozens of estates. […]

How en primeur works

With our Rhône 2016 en primeur campaign starting next week, and Bordeaux 2017 just around the corner, we look at how en primeur in Bordeaux began – as originally published in Issue Two of our No.3 magazine It is important to stress that in Bordeaux, the en primeur concept has only ever really applied to the very […]

On the table: Sager + Wilde, Paradise Row

East London’s Sager + Wilde is recognised as a disruptive vinous oasis. We sent Sophie McLean to its newer Paradise Row outpost for a full wine and dine appraisal In its sixth year, the cobbled streets along Bethnal Green’s Paradise Row become ever shinier, as both hipsters and non, willingly continue to tread their way […]