Month: March, 2023

Made for food: the joys of Sherry

From the delicate, almond flavours of Fino to the slightly richer, nutty notes of Amontillado, Sherry wines are deliciously versatile and pair fantastically with food. Rebecca Lamont tells us more about this often-overlooked style of wine. I always champion the underdog, but I can be pragmatic too. If you told me there is only one wine […]

Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre: the GSM blend

The blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre – or GSM – is a staple in the Rhône Valley and other warm climes. Here, we take a look at what makes it a recipe for success.   The so-called “Rhône” blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre — GSM —  is tried and tested in hot climates around […]

Tasting the Rhône

Our Rhône 2021 En Primeur offer is now live. As part of the launch, we held our Rhône tasting in the Cellars at No.3 St James’s Street last week. Here, Alexandra Gray de Walden shares her thoughts on the wines from this challenging vintage and discusses the real impact of climate change with the region’s […]

The Super Tuscans: 10 years on

Last week, our Pickering Cellar was the setting for a masterclass on Super Tuscan wines. Covering a range of styles, from 100% Sangiovese wines to those using solely international grapes, and across a broad span of sub-regions and vintages, it beautifully illustrated the diversity of this category. Here, Barbara Drew MW picks out a trio […]