Tag: wine

On our Christmas wish-list

Christmas Day provides the perfect excuse to uncork something truly special. As the day approaches, we asked a few of our Buyers and Masters of Wine to tell us – if money was truly no object – what they’d be drinking, as well as the more affordable bottles that are more likely to be gracing […]

A Christmas bird: capon

You might be debating turkey or goose, but our Head Chef Stewart Turner has another option to add into the mix: capon. Here’s his recipe for a festive bird to rule the roost As we get into the business end of the year, I’m always asked to provide recipes for Christmas -whether it be general […]

A quick guide to Burgundy: Côte de Beaune

In part two of our guide to Burgundy, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW continues south through the region, running through the villages of the Côte de Beaune Aloxe-Corton, Pernand-Vergelesses & Ladoix-Serrigny Produces: red and white wineThese three villages are included at the top table because of their shared ownership of the Grands Crus on […]

The new Burgundy: coping with climate change

Burgundy winemakers today face a very different climate to their forebears: but while warmer summers might seem like a blessing, they bring their own challenges. Our Buyer Adam Bruntlett reports on how the region’s vignerons are adapting in the vineyard and winery Burgundy drinkers might be forgiven for thinking we are living in something of […]