Month: August, 2022

Distilling in a heatwave

If the heatwave of the past few weeks has highlighted one thing, it’s that wine isn’t the only industry sector affected by rising temperatures. We asked four distillers, based across the country, to tell us how they’re fighting the heat – or, as it turns out for some, working with it.  Scratch Spirits  “The heat […]

On the pour: 2020 Côtes du Rhône

Each month in our London Shop, we showcase a new line-up of wines to taste from our Enomatic machines. For August, Peter Windred from the shop has singled out this delicious Côtes du Rhône as one of his favourites. Here, he tells us the story behind the wine. 2020 Côtes du Rhône, Visan, Garrigues, Domaine […]

Graci: energy, emotion and Mount Etna

Alberto Graci of Graci and Davy Żyw, our Italy Buyer, discuss the latest vintage, volcanic terroir and the mysteries of Etna.  Where children born into winemaking families are concerned, there is always a question of destiny. Many leave the coop to pursue different lines of work – many return. One such person is Alberto Graci, […]