Category: Spirits

Everything you need to know about Vermouth

Do you think of Vermouth as 1) a dusty cocktail-cabinet oddity or 2) an on-trend essential? Your answer will, doubtless, depend a great deal on how much time you spend in bars. Here, Sophie Thorpe (no stranger to a tipple) provides her essential guide to the drink

Better than a pint

Whether celebration or commiseration lies beyond the semi-finals for our nation’s finest footballers, you’ll need something to sip throughout the match. While it’s hard to resist the lure of a pint in the current heat, we consider it our patriotic duty to drink something English; here Jared Ehret suggests the perfect order of play for […]

Revive, refresh, repeat

With the mercury rising, we asked Amelia Thornhill from our Warehouse Shop to recommend three bottles guaranteed to soothe at the end of a hot summer’s day Over the last few years, gin has become extremely popular and those who know me know that I have loved riding the “gin wave”. New to my collection […]

Summertime sundowners

A chilled glass of Sherry and some salted almonds before dinner is an appealing prospect at any time of year, as is a crisp, fizzing flute of Blanc de Blancs; however, on a balmy summer’s evening (or, indeed, afternoon), it is hard to beat the feeling of an ice-cold cocktail clinking away in one’s hand. […]