Month: May, 2020

Your guide to hosting a virtual wine tasting

You’ve fixed a date for your next online social, and got a time that suits everyone, fitting around work, Instagram Live workouts and bath time. You’ve decided to give the gathering structure by designating it as a group wine tasting. As the date draws near however, you find yourself wondering just what a virtual wine […]

To declare or not: a decision no more?

As a flurry of Port houses declare the 2018 vintage – following in the footsteps of 2016 and ’17 – Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave considers whether, with quality in the region higher than ever, the distinction of declared vintages in the Douro may soon be a thing of the past Vintage Port declarations used […]

Foraging 101: wild garlic pesto

Even the most novice of foragers can safely identify wild garlic thanks to its distinctive, heady scent. Make the most of your daily outing to gather some of these glorious green leaves and rustle up our Head Chef’s pesto The season for wild garlic leaves starts in late February, running until June. Although the season […]