Tag: Christmas

In the spirit of the season

As the first doors on advent calendars are opened, it’s time to start planning properly for the season. Here, we turn our thoughts to the Christmas cocktail hour – with three recipes to ensure you celebrate in style With December’s jam-packed diaries, it’s all too easy for one drinks party to merge with the next. […]

In praise of the magnum

As we approach Christmas – the time, if any, that we all deserve a touch of indulgence – Private Account Manager Jared Ehret considers why size does (sometimes) matter, pondering the virtues of the majestic magnum That smutty adage, of size not being as important as the way it’s used, strikes me as profoundly true […]

Extempore effusion

In 1973, one of our customers wrote to us, forwarding on a slightly unconventional thank you note they had received from one Cecil Day-Lewis, the grateful recipient of a Christmas present in 1957 – a magnum of 1949 Ch. Lafite Rothschild, purchased from Berry Bros. & Rudd. Here we publish the extract from our Number […]

Christmas: bigger and better

With Christmas Day looming large our Sales Director Simon “Santa Emilion” Staples explains what 25th December holds for his household – with a truly drool-worthy vinous line-up (all en magnum, of course) I get hundreds of emails and calls at this time of year from customers asking me to help them look in their cellars […]