They came to No.3: Beau Brummell

A leading figure in Regency England, the trend-setting dandy Beau Brummell visited No.3 several times during his life. Via our ledgers, we trace his rise to the top of the social ladder and subsequent fall from grace George Bryan “Beau” Brummell was an iconic figure in Regency England whose effortless style set the benchmark for […]

In our Sale: five of the best

As we add a host of new bottles to our Sale, we pick five of the best bottles available 2016 Mullineux, Kloof Street Chenin Blanc, Swartland, South Africa: This old-vine Chenin Blanc comes from one of South Africa’s leading new wave producers, Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines. From their Kloof Street range, it’s designed for […]

They came to No.3: Jack “Legs” Diamond

Over the past three centuries, a host of famous (and sometimes infamous) characters have visited No.3 St James’s Street. One such figure is the American gangster, Legs Diamond Also known as Gentleman Jack, Jack “Legs” Diamond was an Irish American gangster and bootlegger who became an international celebrity during Prohibition. In 1931 alone, he appeared […]

On the pour: white Graves

This month in our London Shop’s wine-tasting machines we’re shining a light on Bordeaux. While you’ll find a host of reds, we’re championing one of the region’s superb and undervalued whites 2016 Château Langlet Blanc, Graves What is it? We love Claret as much as any other dedicated oenophile, but Bordeaux’s whites spend far too […]