Month: April, 2019

The power of funk: Hampden rum

Some bottles mean a little bit more than others. Our Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead explains how the funk of Hampden’s rums (not to mention Stevie Wonder) has shaped him

Frost in Burgundy

As Burgundy’s winegrowers do their best to save their vines from spring frost, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett explains why frost is such a threat and what producers can do about it

Five tips for finding the perfect wedding wine

Whether you are planning your own or helping a friend or family member, here are five simple ways to make sure that whatever’s filling your guests’ glasses is a cut-above

Bordeaux 2018: vintage report

Safely returned from the region and with the first en primeur releases underway, Mark Pardoe MW provides a full report on Bordeaux’s 2018 vintage