Month: November, 2020

Sweden’s High Coast whisky

We talk to Henrik Persson, CEO of Sweden’s High Coast to uncover what makes this small, forward-thinking whisky company so remarkable. Distilled on the 63rd parallel, Sweden’s High Coast whisky is a product not only of place but also precision. It is crafted by a gloriously geeky team. They believe in total transparency about the […]

Meet winemaker Olivier Merlin

Three decades into his career, winemaker Olivier Merlin continues to be a leading light in the Mâconnais. Winemaker Olivier Merlin has 35 vintages under his belt. He’s far from a “new” winemaker; in fact, he’s the most established producer in the Mâconnais, Burgundy’s most southerly terroir. And, while for some producers longevity could translate to complacency, […]

Barbara Drew MW on prestige cuvée Champagne

Barbara Drew MW selects the most memorable prestige cuvée Champagne enjoyed at various points throughout her career and personal life, and highlights a handful of bottles which would be perfectly suited to any festive celebration. Prestige cuvée Champagne: three words that are impossible to say without both joy and a certain smartness; a phrase that […]

A review of Wine from Another Galaxy by Noble Rot

In their first book, Dan Keeling and Mark Andrew – the duo behind Noble Rot – shed light on an industry which can be mystifying to the uninitiated. So, they take us on a journey into the landscapes and personalities behind Europe’s most famous (and lesser-known) wines.   Open Wine from Another Galaxy, and one of the first things you’ll see is a graphic illustration of a […]