Our team on their favourite barbecue wines

A garden barbecue is one of summer’s great social occasions. We asked five of our experts to share their top barbecue tip, as well as their favourite fine wine to match the occasion.    A Bordelais barbecue   What I cook  Getting the barbecue out back home is very much a special occasion, mostly due to my family’s […]

Three bottles to savour this summer

In the third instalment of our summer series, we asked our team which bottle they can’t wait to open over the coming weeks. They’ve each chosen a bottle that brings back memories from before the pandemic, from Mexican adventures to Icelandic storms.  A Mexican summer  After a summer vacation to Mexico, I fell in love […]

Davy Żyw on Prosecco, Cava and English sparkling wine

In the second instalment of our two-part series, Davy Żyw shines a light on Prosecco, Cava and English sparkling wine, exploring their cultural backgrounds and the factors that have led to their popularity. Prosecco has become particularly famous in recent years. Where do its strong cultural associations come from? If we start with Prosecco and […]

Sparkling wines: Davy Żyw on Champagne

We speak to Davy Żyw, our Wine Buyer, about the rich and fascinating world of sparkling wine. In this first instalment of our two-part series, we explore the Champagne region, uncovering the reasons it produces such remarkable wines. What are the main methods used for making sparkling wine? The most important sparkling wines can be […]