Category: Miscellaneous

English spirit

The English are renowned for nothing if not their discernible “spirit”. In the run up to St. George’s day, we ask whether the descendants of this patron saint are capable of rivalling their neighbours’ propensity for distillation over the border, and further yonder. Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead offers us his thoughts “And were distilleries builded […]

A Gymkhana collaboration: wine on spice

Culminating on Saturday 12th May, we’ve teamed up with No.3’s neighbour and Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Gymkhana to offer a month-long collaborative tasting menu. Fanning together multiple flavours from around the world through each delicious course, we speak to Head Sommelier Valentin Radosav on how best to pair wine with spice “It looks like we’re at […]

Bordeaux 2017: the Right Bank – change is afoot

As our team continues to tread the claret-coloured path, Will Lyons reports on their findings of Bordeaux 2017 from the Right Bank, where change is afoot, and freshness, tension and elegance returns again to St. Emilion The tasting room at Ch. Pavie sits high above the trained vineyards that sprawl southwards, down towards the sandy […]

Lunar-cy: the increasing obsession with biodynamics

Biodynamic winemaking continues to take centre stage in the debate of both its use and meaning. Is it all moonshine? We asked Alexis Self to find out. It is estimated that every two years, more data is added to the universe than in the entirety of human existence before that point. A not inconsiderable amount […]