Tag: interview

Stepping out of the Swartland: Mullineux

Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines is one of the stars of South Africa’s winemaking scene. As we launch our annual spotlight on the wines of the Cape, Sophie Thorpe catches up with Chris Mullineux about the couple’s decision to look beyond the Swartland’s borders

Waiting for Godello

Rafael Palacios is a rare breed: a supreme Spanish winemaking talent whose heart lies with white, not red, grapes. Here, Sophie Thorpe talks to him about the moment he discovered Godello – and why he’s determined to get the grape the acclaim it deserves

Meet the maker: Pepe Raventós

The Raventós are one of the oldest winemaking families in Spain, their history inextricably tied to that of Cava; but in 2012, they decided to turn their backs on the DO. Sophie Thorpe caught up with Pepe Raventós to find out more about the family’s history and what lies ahead for Raventós i Blanc The […]

Summer chez Olia

As weekends start to fill with al fresco feasts and grand picnics, we caught up with chef and food writer Olia Hercules to uncover her summer staples and the inspiration behind her new book From her East London, Roman Road studio and residence, Ukrainian born chef and writer, Olia Hercules, spends time (happily) juggling the […]