Category: California

Fine white wines for Christmas

Our wine specialist Isabella Cameron shares her favourite white wines for Christmas. These delicious, multi-dimension wines stand up to every element of the festive feast. Too often, white wine is relegated to “just for the starter” on Christmas Day. It plays second fiddle to grander reds that get to take centre-stage alongside the turkey. This […]

A closer look: our new Own Selection Chardonnay

We are lucky enough to work with some of the world’s best producers to create our Own Selection wines. Each new addition comes about as the result of our strong relationship with a particular producer, and our total belief in the wines they’re making. We’re extremely proud of our dazzling new Californian Chardonnay 2018 Berry […]

On the road: reports from the California harvest

Currently touring California, visiting our wine producers in the region, our Buyer Fiona Hayes and Agency Manager Lenka Sedlackova MW are the envy of the business. As harvest gets underway, they report on how things are looking for the 2018 vintage in Napa, Sonoma and Lodi

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 […]