Category: Miscellaneous

Our 325 Ride

Earlier this month, a 36-strong peloton of colleagues, producers and friends took on an extraordinary challenge: cycling 325 miles to Champagne, to raise £325,000 for My Name’5 Doddie. Here, we hear from the brains behind the ride and our Buyer, Davy Żyw, on the reasons behind the ride and the challenges they faced day-to-day on […]

Daftmill’s 15-Year-Old

Daftmill Distillery’s production is famously limited to around 100 casks of Scotch whisky per year. Alexandra Gray de Walden investigates the buzz ahead of the next limited-edition release from this Lowland distillery. Brothers Francis and Ian Cuthbert were farmers long before they became distillers. Making whisky plays second fiddle to the year-round arable and livestock […]

Alsatian delights: Hugel et Fils

We recently had the great fortune of sampling a line-up of exquisite wines of this Alsatian icon. Here, we paint a brief picture of what you can expect from Hugel et Fils’s stunning “noble” wines.   Hugel is one of the oldest wine estates in the Alsace region of Eastern France. The winery was founded in […]

Alternative white wines

Some white wines can truly be counted as household names. Stalwarts of many a wine rack, these have reached all corners of the globe, and are tried-and-tested favourites.  Yet venture outside the familiar confines of Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc, and there are real treasures to be found. Here, we’ve brought together some of […]