Tag: claret

Claret: The Wine of Infinite Variety

As the 2014 wines from Bordeaux are released en primeur, we republish an article on the charms of the region’s wines, which originally appeared in the Spring 1955 edition of our Number Three magazine. Since the days of the Black Prince, when Bordeaux and the neighbouring country were English territory, the people of these islands […]

Widely Read: Claret with a cause

Simon Staples – Sales Director of our Asia wing – describes how he persuaded Jancis Robinson MW and Eric Boissenot to join his vinous band and blend a Claret with a cause – the Room to Read charity. I have been a huge fan of all the amazing things Room to Read have accomplished over the […]

Christmas Claret… and so forth

Philip Moulin is the Bordeaux buyer for Wine Club. In timely fashion, he elucidates on the finer points of that festive staple, Claret Over the years, I’ve had many people tell me (sometimes even those whom I trust) that red Bordeaux, or ‘Claret’ as we call it in Britain, is not necessarily the best thing […]

A Burns Night Supper (with a twist): lamb, pearl barley and haggis hot-pot

You don’t have to make your own haggis to cook up a feast fit for Rabbie this Burns Night, says our chef Stewart Turner. His riff on the classic neeps and tatties dish is simple, substantial and very, very tasty. This is my take on a Burns Night supper dish: a hearty lamb and pearl […]