Tag: wine school

20 years of events at No.3

While we’ve long been hosting bon viveurs, this month marks 20 years since we first started officially holding events at No.3 St James’s Street. Our Wine Director – and regular host – Mark Pardoe MW considers how things have changed over the years, and why he still looks forward to every event

Ready, set, sake

Delicate, savoury, aromatic and refreshing: sake is just as fascinating and delicious as wine but can be underappreciated. After an off-putting first encounter, Wine Advisor (but sake novice) Joshua Friend explains how he became a convert

How to make wine: red

Continuing our series looking at exactly how wine is made, Wine and Spirits Education Specialist Barbara Drew explains the process for red wine – with the added complexities of tannin and colour When was the last time you ate a red grape? Next time you do, bite into one, give it a squeeze and you’ll […]

How to make wine: white

The first in our mini-series examining exactly how wine goes from grape to glass, here Barbara Drew from our Wine School team explains the process for making white wine By their nature, white wines are more fragile than reds; without the antioxidant properties of tannins to protect them, the juice and wines themselves can quickly […]