Tag: food and wine

On the table: Vinoteca King’s Cross

This month Victoria Stewart visits the flourishing King’s Cross area to check out the newest branch of Vinoteca, a stalwart on the London food and wine circuit. Restaurants are springing up around the new King’s Cross station development faster than Gordon Ramsay can roar the F-word. Yet these are not the sorts of unassuming bolt-holes […]

A promenader’s picnic

May heralds the booking process for the Proms and, with his tickets safely secured, Tom Cave – our Cellar Plan Manager – looks ahead to the season, making plans for essential pre-concert picnics. I have a propensity for the works of Gustav Mahler and these always enjoy a good representation at the Proms.  To enjoy […]

A guide to the urban picnic

As we embark on London Wine Week, Eleanor Foulkes provides the urbanite’s guide to picnicking; a fuss-free approach for metropolitan foodies, and the perfect bottles to partner the city’s moveable feasts. Summer may be the time for al fresco dining, but cosmopolitan life makes transporting sandwiches tricky, carrying plates a challenge, and finding space for […]

Where is the season taking you?

As we enter the summer months, we have assembled a definitive list of wines and spirits for the coming season, and an accompanying competition to boot. Summer shouldn’t be a solitary affair: it is the season for effervescent garden parties, open-air dining and extended aperitifs. The easing of corks from bottle-necks should be accompanied by […]