Category: Food & Wine

Fowl and fine wine

If one were to stereotype the lifestyle of a Berry Bros. & Rudd staffer, images of game lunches matched with a large glass of Château Something-or-other would almost certainly spring to mind. Doing little to disabuse you of this notion (although the reality is, we assure you, far less indulgent) we recently came across a delicious […]

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

The results of the San Pellegrino Restaurant Awards 2014 are in, and – with three of the most-rated in the UK and almost 30 from Europe – us Brits have the pick of the world’s fine dining at our fingertips. How many have you ticked off the list? In the awards ceremony some consider a […]

Crack open the Port this Easter

Simon Field MW advocates Portugal’s flagship fortified wine as a sensational accompaniment to any chocolate-based indulgence this weekend may hold. Dark and bitter needs dark and sweet to temper its indulgent flavours: Port, of course, is wonderfully versatile, and Quinta do Noval’s superlative Late Bottle Vintage exemplar is a fantastic match for dark chocolate. Traditional […]

Matching chocolate and wine

To tackle the subject of pairing wine with chocolate, we invited Adam Lee from English chocolatier Charbonnel et Walker and Francis Huicq, our shop manager, to find some winning partnerships. At Easter, chocolate takes centre stage, undoubtedly the “grande dame” of our gustatory gorging. The problem is what to drink alongside our leading lady: beautiful […]