Top 5 Christmas film and wine pairings

  There’s no time like Christmas time. The twinkling of tree lights, the incredible aromas wafting from the kitchen, the lovely hubbub as family and friends gather, and, of course, the happy clink of glasses. To make the most of the festive season, discover our top Christmas film and wine pairings! 1. ELF & Sparkling […]

9 Books to Read with Wine

Is there anything more pleasurable than curling up on an autumn day with a good book? Yes – but only when that book comes with wine. Snuggle up and uncork our perfect pairings.   The Mandibles & Terre de Lumiere Viognier The year is 2029, the American economy is collapsing, and the Mandible family is far […]

Damian Barr’s Eighth #NovelPairing: The Hotel New Hampshire

As months go, January is the darkest – almost as dark as this highly eccentric coming of age classic.  Happily, ‘The Hotel New Hampshire’ is also hilarious.  Helping Damian choose our #NovelPairing are James Franklin from Corney & Barrow and Simon Heafield from Foyles. Welcome to the Hotel New Hampshire ‘Frank’s queer, Franny’s weird, Lily’s […]

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 […]

Damian Barr’s Second #NovelPairing

#FerranteFever shows no signs of cooling.  For July’s A Book And A Bottle I have given in to the intensity of My Beautiful Friend – the first of the Neapolitan novels.  Helping me choose our #NovelPairing are James Franklin from Corney & Barrow and Simon Heafield from Foyles. There’s word of mouth and then there’s the […]

A stroll down The Lane

In 2000, Marty Edwards’ wine making father, John Edwards invited Marty to join him on a journey to France, to visit a range of historic vineyards across a number of classic wine regions, in the hope of luring his adventure seeking son into a role at the family winery in the Adelaide Hills of South […]