Is Cava in crisis?

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Harvest at Gramona, Catalonia. Photograph: Jason Lowe
Harvest at Gramona. Photograph: Jason Lowe
With a new splinter group leaving the Cava DO, Master of Wine and Agency Manager Lenka Sedlackova asks whether Catalan sparkling wine is having an identity crisis, and considers what the future might hold for fine Spanish fizz
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Category: Champagne and Sparkling Wine,Spanish Wine

Introducing High Coast whisky

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The High Coast distillery in winter
The High Coast distillery in winter
As the Swedish whiskies of High Coast arrive on our list, Tom Van de Pette introduces the distillery and its elegant spirits
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Category: Miscellaneous,Spirits

Essential ingredients: morels and wild garlic

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Stewart's wild garlic, morel and egg hash. Photograph: Joe Woodhouse
Stewart’s wild garlic, morel and egg hash. Photograph: Joe Woodhouse
Our Head Chef Stewart Turner rustles up a deliciously simple spring recipe that makes the most of the season’s bounty; while Adam Holden from our Wholesale team recommends the perfect bottles to enjoy alongside his wild garlic, morel and egg hash
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Category: Food & Wine

A vintage declared: 2017 Port

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2017 Vintage Port. Photograph: Jason Lowe
Photograph: Jason Lowe
On St George’s Day, our Cellar Plan Manager and Port devotee Tom Cave explains how Port declarations work, and why 2017 is of particular significance
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Category: Port and Sherry