Tag: interview

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 […]

Manners maketh man

As the second Kingsman film, The Golden Circle, hits cinema screens, we talk to director Matthew Vaughn about the culture of Kingsman, working in London and why Berry Bros. & Rudd was the perfect location to shoot a spy thriller With his clipped British accent, unmatched manners, sharp one-liners and the ability to shoot his […]

Brothers with altitude

At Domaine Durand in the Ardèche, siblings Eric and Joël Durand produce estimable Syrah, Marsanne and Roussanne, but it is their outstanding Viognier, farmed at 450 metres, that has put them on the map. Here Eric shares his views on the ascendance of Cornas Cornas has really come of age because it’s a granite circle […]