Tag: california

From the ground up: why sustainable farming matters

We casually throw around terms such as “organic”, “biodynamic” and “sustainable” when it comes to wine – but what do they actually mean, and do they make better wine?

Breaking the mould: Birichino

As we focus on all-things American, Sophie Thorpe catches up with John Locke, one half of Birichino, to talk about old vines and “drinking” wines I’ve never heard anyone talk about vineyards the way John Locke does. There is a note of true affection that speaks of his absolute passion for the sites he works […]

New to the fold: Bedrock Wine Co.

There’s a tangible feeling of excitement in the Buying department this month as a brand new agency is announced: California’s Bedrock Wine Co. North America Buyer Fiona Hayes fills us in on who they are and what we can expect from the wines, ones you can soon try yourselves at our upcoming West Coast Road Trip tasting […]

From the archives: Raymond Chandler

The classic crime writer who created Philip Marlowe, an iconic sleuth on page and screen, Raymond Chandler was a regular visitor to No.3 St James’s Street. This article – first published in the Autumn 1978 edition of Number Three – recounts the triumphs and troubles of his life on both sides of the Pond Those […]