Category: Miscellaneous

How to find the perfect Boxing Day wine

After the hearty excess of Christmas Day, the 26th December calls for something a little lighter to savour alongside the abundance of leftovers. Below, our writers share their top tips for making the most of Boxing Day, spotlighting some of their favourite wines and dishes.  Blowing off the cobwebs of Christmas Will Wrightson believes it’s crucial to approach Boxing Day […]

What to eat with red Bordeaux

Head Chef Stewart Turner shares his recipe for goose with chestnuts and figs: hearty, festive and delicious with Claret. Choosing wine for Christmas can be a daunting task. A lot of it depends on what you’re serving: Pinot Noir has always been my go-to for turkey, and Claret if we’re having goose or beef. So, […]

What to eat with fine white wines

This Christmas, Michelin-trained chef Stewart Turner will be swapping his classic seafood starter for a seasonal vegetarian dish. He shares a decadent recipe for roasted squash with burrata and hazelnuts.   I’m normally a big Chardonnay fan, but I like to use Christmas as an excuse to push the boat out and try something new. Last year, […]

Finding the perfect white wine for Christmas

The festive season is usually associated with rich red wines or Champagne, but there are many fine white wines offering a lighter alternative – and they pair particularly well with seafood and vegetarian dishes. Discover our stories and advice to help you find the perfect white wine this Christmas. Illustration by Eleanor Crow. Affairs of the […]