Tag: New Year

Tempering the temperance: New Year’s resolutions

The New Year needn’t mean self-denial. Caroline Richardson – Wine Advisor in our Warehouse Shop – explains why abstinence isn’t necessarily the answer, offering her alternative resolutions that allow a guilt-free start to the year

The art of resolve

As many are choosing what to relinquish for the New Year, Wine and Spirit Education Specialist Barbara Drew argues for an alternative approach – embracing a new indulgence that will last beyond January’s chill Resolutions, resolve. These words, to me, conjure up images of earnest UN envoys staying up, late into the night, to discuss […]

Predictions for the year ahead

We are fortunate enough to have some of the savviest buyers and sharpest noses in the wine industry at Berry Bros. & Rudd. With an eye on the New Year, we asked them to predict which regions we will see on the rise and what changes the industry will see for the year ahead. With […]

Venison Wellington – a showstopper of a dish for New Year’s celebrations

Before Big Ben chimes out the year, give 2013 the send-off it deserves with a feast to impress. Chef Stewart Turner says that this deceptively easy venison dish is just the thing. Truffles are, of course, optional… This re-working of beef Wellington uses venison, which is just fantastic at this time of year – it’s […]