Christmas Clarets for your table

At Christmas, it has to be Claret says our Creative Director Geordie Willis. Here he shares his passion for those wines closest to his heart. “For most of the year, I like to be adventurous in the way I approach wine; I seek out new producers, styles and regions,” explains Geordie Willis, Berry Bros. & […]

Meet Bedrock’s Chris Cottrell

We speak to Chris Cottrell, of boutique Californian winery Bedrock, about their brilliantly exciting, lovingly made wines. Chris Cottrell, partner at Bedrock, fizzes with energy. Even before breakfast, over a dodgy Zoom connection, his excitement – zeal – for what he does is palpable. “It’s crazy to think of people in the UK – or […]

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, […]