Meet the maker: Pepe Raventós

The Raventós are one of the oldest winemaking families in Spain, their history inextricably tied to that of Cava; but in 2012, they decided to turn their backs on the DO. Sophie Thorpe caught up with Pepe Raventós to find out more about the family’s history and what lies ahead for Raventós i Blanc The […]

Eat, drink and sleep: Margaret River

With the first direct flights from London to Perth touching down, we’ve put together our essential guide to one of the world’s most remote premium wine regions, Margaret River. Read on for tips on where to stay, what to eat and which wineries to visit It is only just over 50 years since Dr Tom […]

Breaking the mould: Birichino

As we focus on all-things American, Sophie Thorpe catches up with John Locke, one half of Birichino, to talk about old vines and “drinking” wines I’ve never heard anyone talk about vineyards the way John Locke does. There is a note of true affection that speaks of his absolute passion for the sites he works […]

On the table: Bright

As the team behind P Franco open up their first proper restaurant, Bright, Sophie Thorpe settles in for a long lunch – finding food that is both fun and finessed The scene at Bright on a Saturday lunchtime tells you a lot about the restaurant. A group of young parents have put the prams to […]