Month: February, 2022

Five minutes with Cara Gilbert from Tobermory Distillery

At the age of 27, Cara Gilbert is the youngest manager to take the helm at Tobermory. We catch up with her about her approach to whisky-making and what the future holds.   Can you tell us about your background and how you arrived at Tobermory?   I studied for an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences, […]

Brunello di Montalcino 2017 vintage report

This is a vintage that “no Brunello collector should be without”, says Davy Żyw. Here, our Italy Buyer examines the growing season and gives his verdict on the wines – the best of which reflect both their terroir and the people that made them.

On Montalcino

From the rise of Rosso to the new generation making its mark, there’s a lot to be excited about in Montalcino today. Here, our Italy Buyer, Davy Żyw shares his insights. “Brunello di Montalcino is one of the great pillars of Italian fine wine,” says Davy Żyw, our Italy Buyer. “A lot of people’s focus is […]

On the pour: Brunello di Montalcino

Each month, we turn the spotlight onto a different wine that’s available to taste in our London Shop at 63 Pall Mall. For February, Senior Wine & Spirits Advisor Peter Windred has chosen a deliciously layered Brunello from Fattoria La Màgia. 2006 Brunello di Montalcino, Riserva, La Màgia, Tuscany What is it? The focus in […]