Mid-Week Meals: Blanchette’s Lentil Vinaigrette

We can all agree that cooking mid-week meals can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. And that occasionally (most of the time) those meals would taste a whole lot better with a glass of wine. We’ve teamed up with some inspiring chefs to bring you simple, easy and delicious recipes, like this Lentil Vinaigrette […]

Mid-Week Meals: Victoria Moore’s Hot Crab Pots

We can all agree that cooking mid-week meals can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. And that occasionally (most of the time) those meals would taste a whole lot better with a glass of wine. We’ve teamed up with some inspiring chefs to bring you simple, easy and delicious recipes, like these Hot Crab […]

Book & Bottle #NovelPairing: Chocolat

Chocolat: A Novel Pairing As Lent begins, a mysterious stranger and her daughter breeze into a dull French town bringing colour, spirit and ‘Chocolat’. Joanne Harris’s bitter-sweet novel is a tale of temptation and perfect for Easter. Helping me choose our #NovelPairings are Olivia Marsh from Corney & Barrow and Simon Heafield from Foyles.                                                        […]

A dinner with Moueix. Fine estates and fine vintages!

I am going back to November last year for a write-up of a cracking dinner at C&B HQ. We had both Edouard and Kelley Moueix with us for an “At Home” in the dining room. With ETS J.P.Moueix having many brilliant properties on the right bank of Bordeaux and with Ulysses joining Dominus in California […]

The wines we love…

It’s that time of year again. Shopping arcades turn into a sea of red and pink, cute chubby teddy bears line up offering bouquets of heart-shaped chocolates, and panicked shoppers bolt around trying to grab the most thoughtful-looking bunch of flowers. Happy Valentine’s Day! Whatever your thoughts on this most romantic of all holidays, there’s […]

A Michelin case study: St James’ Hotel & Club

Dining trends may come and go in London but one thing remains: the Michelin guide is still the capital’s most influential guide to eating out. Much mystery surrounds the process for awarding the coveted stars, with many restauranteurs, chefs and industry experts eager to voice their own opinion. Indeed, there is said not to be […]

Top 10 Christmas Wines

It’s that time of year again, and whatever your festive traditions, they’re bound to involve a little tipple (or two). Corney & Barrow have been trading independently since 1780, so we know a bit about celebrating. We caught up with Fine Wine Sales Manager, Joe Muller to get some advice on Christmas drinking. So Joe, […]

What to drink this Thanksgiving…

Everyone does Thanksgiving differently. But the thing we think we can agree on – we all look forward to the food (and of course, the wine). We asked Account Director, David Britain what’s on his table. It depends where we are! We’ve done Thanksgiving lunch in London, and with the whole family all day long in California, so […]

Book & Bottle #NovelPairing: The Music Shop

Cheltenham hosts the world’s oldest literature festival but it’s far from stuffy. After last year’s hit Book & Bottle Salon with Lionel Shriver they invited us back to find a #NovelPairing for The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce who joined me on stage at The Daffodil with Rebecca Palmer from Corney & Barrow. The Music […]

Wine and watches together at last

Lovers of fine wine and watches gathered this summer to celebrate their joint passions, thanks to an exclusive event hosted by David Duggan Watches, Tudor watches and Corney & Barrow wine merchants. Since Tudor is Rolex’s younger, slightly less-well-known sibling, the idea behind the evening was to explore some hidden wine gems produced by prominent […]