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Interview with Régine Sumeire, winemaker at Château La Tour de l’Evêque

The majestic Château La Tour de l’Evêque stands in the commune of Pierrefeu in Provence, surrounded by the woody and crystalline stones of the Maurettes hills, an extension of the “Massif des Maures”. The Château La Tour de l’Evêque, also known as the Château La Tour Sainte-Anne, was acquired by...
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March Special Pairing with Bleeding Heart Restaurants

This month we’ve teamed up with Bleeding Heart Restaurants and offer you this delicate recipe to get you through the final push to spring. Bleeding Heart’s long–established and extremely popular French Restaurant offers superb food in historical surroundings within the centre of London. It takes its name from the yard where it...
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Corney & Barrow: Integrity and provenance on a delicious journey

Established in 1780, Corney & Barrow is one of the longest established Independent Wine Merchants in the UK. The original shop, opened by Edward Bland Corney, was on Old Broad Street in the City of London, selling a small selection of Port, Sherry and Bordeaux. Our Head Office has remained...
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Top 3 Airbnbs For Wine Lovers

Ask most wine lovers how they fell in love with wine and it normally comes down to two things: a great bottle or a great trip. If you ever get the chance to travel to a winery, it's an experience you won't forget. Wine and travel go hand in hand, Airbnb...
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Damian Barr’s Ninth #NovelPairing: Bridget Jones’s Diary

It’s time to wriggle into your big pants (real or metaphorical) for a Valentine’s date with Bridget Jones! Helping Damian choose our #NovelPairings are James Franklin from Corney & Barrow and Simon Heafield from Foyles. February brings romance – a high-stakes month for Bridget and her tribe.  It’s twenty years since hapless,...
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Chateau Cheval Blanc tasting with Pierre-Olivier Clouet & Arnaud de Laforcade

In the office on Thursday evening we were pleased to host – Arnaud de Laforcade (Commercial Director) & Pierre-Olivier Clouet (Technical Director) – for a tasting of, mostly Cheval Blanc. They are an impressive pairing, no slick suits or “we are farmers really” chat…just a good honest approach to trying...
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February Special Pairing: Slow-roasted pork belly & Cabernet Sauvignon

We've teamed up with Roast Restaurant to bring you mouth-watering food and wine pairing. Their menu is a tribute to the farmers, fishermen, growers and wine makers. Using only the finest, fresh ingredients we bring you their signature slow-roasted pork belly signature dish paired with Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon. Discover the full recipe ...
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What does Corney & Barrow have to do with Robert Burns?

Picture: http://www.worldofzing.com/ ”A man perpetually in the paroxysm and fears of inebriety is like a half-drowned stupid wretch condemned to labor unceasingly in water; but a now-and-then tribute to Bacchus is like the cold bath, bracing and invigorating.” So said Robert Burns, a man celebrated annually in Scotland and around the...
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Jumbo of death? Not anymore!

Now that may seem a little dramatic as titles go but there is good reason. The “Jumbo of death” used to – still does sometimes – pop up in the office as a regular topic. You know the old “what/who would you select to be on a jumbo that you...
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