Tag: Christmas

A sweet finish

As many drinkers are on the look-out for their yearly bottle of sweet or fortified wine to draw their Christmas feast to a close, Demetri Walters MW – Sales Manager of our Private Wine Events team – suggests alternatives to the classic line-up of Sauternes, Sherry and Port. The origins of sweet wine can be traced […]

A Christmas list

With advent underway, Damian Carrington from our agency arm – Fields, Morris & Verdin – collates the wines and spirits featuring on his colleagues’ Christmas menus, offering insight into what those in the trade will be drinking on 25th December. Christmas is a time of lists, as everyone knows, whether it is your own to […]

Bottles for the bird: wines that work with goose

Butchers across the country are taking orders for a festive bird, leaving only one question for customers: turkey or goose? For those plumping for goose this Christmas, our Wine Club Manager – Katie Cooper – suggests whites and reds to partner its rich, fatty meat. In my house, planning the festive feast takes as much […]

Cocoa Queen

Amelia Rope is the dynamic founder of her eponymous range of luxury flavoured chocolate bars, just one of the artisanal British producers we are proud to collaborate with for our seasonal gift hampers. We caught up with her at to talk couverture, Colombia and kraft paper. I set up my business by mistake. I always […]