On October 6th, I sat down to lunch with Alex James, and his wife and business partner Karena De Lecaros-Aquise James, who at this moment have 1,782 bottles of their gin, ‘London to Lima’, crossing the Atlantic on their way to London.
The Gin Renaissance: What’s the big deal?
Consider this your basic introduction to the 'trendiest' spirit around. We've put together a little fact sheet to take you through the basic history of gin, how it's made and why it seems to have been re-born.
Diaries from the vines #2: Bottle Job
One of my jobs at the winery is to take people around the vineyard and give them a tour. I have been doing this twice a day since the start of the season and often find myself repeating the same things word for word. When I realise I am doing this I make a conscious … Continue reading Diaries from the vines #2: Bottle Job
Summer Vibe: 10 drinks to sink in the sun
We've gone for a mix of specific wines, beers & spirits; as well as some cocktails that you should be able to order at any bar. All guaranteed to give you that sought after summer feeling.