Top 7 summer cocktail recipes

There’s a certain stigma surrounding wine in a cocktail. Maybe people have just not tasted a good one..? Perhaps you don’t want to use your favourite wine and that’s fair. And we don’t recommend mixing with a pricey Bordeaux or the like… Seriously though, wine cocktails can be great. Here we celebrate the cocktail with […]

The Ultimate Mulled Wine Recipe

When it comes to mulled wine, tannin is not your friend. The best mulled wines are fruity and sweet so you don’t need anything to distract from that. And when it comes to the wine, Vin de France or generic appellations are best. Our Own Label Rouge is a perfect example. A soft, supple and […]

Perfect Pairing: Family recipes by Chateau La Tour de l’Eveque

Rosé is the ultimate feel-good wine during spring and summer. It’s perfectly refreshing for warm days and paired with Mediterranean food, the fruitiness and delicateness of the wines will blow your taste buds away. Our winemaker and friend Régine Sumeire from Château la Tour de l’Evèque has published a mouthwatering cookbook entitled ‘Wine grower and food lover…’ […]

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 is located which, according […]

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

Winter Comfort Food: Pheasant Recipe

Courtesy of our friends at Game-to-Eat is this recipe for Pheasant breast. Of course you’ll want to bag your own Pheasant if you can, so we’d recommend a few tots of our Sloe Gin while you’re out. Like the recipe below, it’s superb. Pan Seared Breast of Pheasant with Smoked Bacon Roasted Figs Serves: 4 […]

The best Autumn stuffing recipe for Turkey

Thanksgiving has grown and grown here in the UK. For many of us it’s the true flavour of Autumn. According to research by Waitrose, 1 in 6 of us now celebrates it. A couple of years ago people would think you had just come from America if you mentioned the “T” word. Now with the […]

Director’s Top Tipple – Seafood Linguine Recipe

I am not sure whether to be flattered or not that I was the first of the Directors to be asked to write a piece for the blog about what I cook and eat at the weekend.  Being the close to spherical shape that I am, I should hardly be surprised that our creatives in […]