Everything you need to know about tequila and mezcal

Tequila and mezcal are spirits that owe everything to their raw ingredient. It is the character of agave – the spiky succulent that grows in Mexico’s hot, arid climate – that gives these spirits their earthy, smoky flavour. They have inherent terroir; it’s about that plant, in that place.  And we’re drinking more of it than ever before. […]

What we’re drinking: Our favourite wines

Our experts relish any opportunity to help you discover something new – as much as they love a good wine itself. Here are a few of their favourites, from Bollinger’s lesser-known Pinot Noir to Hambledon’s sparkling wine. So dive in, find out what our team are drinking, and perhaps you’ll find a new favourite, too. […]

On your reading list: Inside Bordeaux

Wine writer, author and critic Jane Anson has recently released her latest book, Inside Bordeaux. She is the winner of the Ramos Pinto Online Communicator 2020 award at the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards 2020. We talk to her about mapping out Bordeaux’s wine regions in painstaking detail and uncovering the secrets of its […]

What we’re drinking

Every month, we ask a handful of our team to recommend a wine or spirit they’ve particularly savoured: here’s what they said 2017 Bourgogne Blanc, Eclat de Calcaire, Pierre Girardin, Burgundy Not being one to stray far from the path of predictability, my white wine of choice tends to be whatever Burgundy my budget allows […]