Month: January, 2020

What to drink in 2020: Burgundy

Last but not least in our round-up of the vintages you should be drinking this year, Buyer Adam Bruntlett offers a detailed run-down on both red and white Burgundy White Burgundy An excellent tasting of 2010 white Burgundy organised last year by Sarah Marsh MW in our cellars at No.3 St James’s Street provided a […]

What to drink in 2020: Vintage Port

In the second instalment of our series on the wines to tuck into this year, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave reports on a half-century of Vintage Port The 1970s continue to shine on; these are a wonderful indulgence now and display all the great traits of truly venerable Vintage Port from a long-gone era. […]

They came to No.3: Beau Brummell

A leading figure in Regency England, the trend-setting dandy Beau Brummell visited No.3 several times during his life. Via our ledgers, we trace his rise to the top of the social ladder and subsequent fall from grace George Bryan “Beau” Brummell was an iconic figure in Regency England whose effortless style set the benchmark for […]

Discovering the three faces of Rioja

Late last year, Buying Assistant Lucy Bland hit the road for her first trip to Rioja. Here she shares a little of her visit exploring its three subregions: La Rioja Alta, Alavesa and Oriental I had not expected La Rioja to be quite so beautiful. As we drove away from Bilbao airport heading south, the […]