Tag: whisky

A meditation on single-malt: tasting Glenlivet 1982

Ethan Newton (yes, him with the beard) – renowned menswear tailor, Hong Kong resident, bon viveur and surely one of the world’s most stylish whisky drinkers – recently unstoppered an Own Label 1982 Glenlivet. Here are his musings… I don’t profess to a particularly sophisticated palate, nor a sophisticated frame encompassing it, nor discerning tastes […]

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 […]

Share a cup o’kindness – the best whiskies to celebrate Burns Night

As the birthday of Rabbie Burns approaches, our spirits specialist Ronnie Cox meditates on the Scottish legend’s legacy – and which drams he’ll be drinking to celebrate the 25th January in style. There are more statues of Rabbie Burns in the world than William Shakespeare. Other than religious statues, he’s only beaten by Queen Victoria […]

Wine & Whisky Master Classes in our Bin End Shop, Basingstoke

Last month, on Saturday 16th March, Berrys’ Bin End Shop held another of its popular events days and master classes. The theme was Fine Beef with Beef & Cheeses. The shop team picked up the gauntlet to find the best wine matches for great British beef and fine artisan cheeses and tasting tables and master […]