Food & Wine

Drink Veggie!

It might be surprising to learn that not all wine is suitable for vegetarian and vegan lifestyles.  Our simple guide helps you understand what you can drink. How do you know if a wine is vegetarian or vegan? To know whether a wine is a vegetarian or vegan, you need Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2016: Vintage Report

You know when Google Street View jumps from grey drizzle to brilliant sunshine in one click? That was the 2016 growing season in Bordeaux. A see-saw with one see and one saw. It ricocheted from an extreme of moisture to an extreme of heat. The pivot point was 20th June Read more

By Guy Seddon, ago
Bordeaux

Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: Day 5

“Second Growths first and First Growths second” It was a very early start made slightly more difficult by the fact that we couldn’t access the 7th floor, where our hotel serves breakfast, until 6.30 as they don’t allow the lift to go there despite Marus and I trying endlessly. Heading Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago
Bordeaux

Bordeaux En Primeur 2016: Day 4

A lot of tasting, opinions getting formed… 6.30am breakfast and the “wheels roll” at 7am! However many times you do it there is just something odd (wrong?) about leaving for a wine tasting in the dark! To lighten the spirits DJ Seddon put Bob Marley on the playlist and away Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago