Richard on the Reflect Collection: Portobello Road, Orphaned Saucers and Breathing new life into Antiques

Richard on the Reflect Collection: Portobello Road, Orphaned Saucers and Breathing new life into Antiques

October 21, 2019

This post marks the first in the series of guest contributors; it only really makes sense to start with Richard himself talking about where the brand began, with the Reflect Collection.

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How to Taste and Appreciate Wine, with Jancis Robinson

How to Taste and Appreciate Wine, with Jancis Robinson

October 21, 2019

In the eighth edition of the World Atlas of Wine Jancis Robinson and Hugh Johnson give us the essential guide for tasting and appreciating wine.

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How to Make the Most Perfect Gin & Tonic

How to Make the Most Perfect Gin & Tonic

October 19, 2019

As proud G&T drinking Londoners, we wanted to share with you our favourite 3 London-based gins, and our top tips so you can make The Perfect Gin & Tonic. Over the last few of years, different takes on the classic have been thought up, but the below method with any variation of ingredients will guarantee you a G&T to delight every time. 

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The Craftsmanship behind our Jancis Robinson Wine Collection

The Craftsmanship behind our Jancis Robinson Wine Collection

October 16, 2019

Our Jancis Robinson Wine Colletion was born from the idea that you should only need one wine glass for every wine. Although a simple notion, it was by no means a simple feat. Jancis Robinson and Richard talk through the craftsmanship and skill behind creating the first wine glass of its kind:

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How to Wash and Clean Decanters and Wine Glasses

How to Wash and Clean Decanters and Wine Glasses

October 14, 2019

Perhaps the hardest part of decanting is actually looking after them: because of their shapes and fragility, decanters can be tricky to clean. The same goes for wine glasses, so we've created a guide for both. 

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Where to find our Favourite Cocktails in London

Where to find our Favourite Cocktails in London

October 10, 2019

To celebrate London Cocktail Week, the team at Richard Brendon did a bit of 'Market Research': in other words we frequented some of the best bars in London, and have shortlisted our favourite cocktails the city has to offer. 

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Sloe Gin, Richard Brendon, Somerset

Sloe Gin: Arguably the Best Thing about Autumn

October 07, 2019

Here at Richard Brendon we love doing things by hand. We also think our cut crystal glasses deserve to be filled with a delicious tipple every now and again. So funnily enough when autumn comes around, we're big fans of making (and drinking) homemade sloe gin. 

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The Art of Glassblowing: An Interview with LuxDeco

October 04, 2019

Today kicks off the start of London Cocktail Week, so we thought it only fitting to feature the Q&A between Richard and LuxDeco, when they discussed the Art of Glassblowing and our favourite Cut Crystal collections

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The Wine Decanting Guide with Jancis Robinson

The Wine Decanting Guide with Jancis Robinson

October 01, 2019

It goes without saying, there is often much thought that goes into serving wine when hosting a dinner party: food pairings, the right number of bottles, wine temperature, and the order in which you are planning on serving them. 

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First look: The Latest World Atlas of Wine

First look: The Latest World Atlas of Wine

September 27, 2019

We certainly enjoyed attending Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson’s World Atlas of Wine book launch earlier this week, and tasting some of the more obscure and wonderful wines featured in this edition. 

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Win a signed copy of the latest World Atlas of Wine and a pair of JR x RB Wine Glasses

September 26, 2019

To celebrate the launch of Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson's latest edition of The World Atlas of Wine, we're giving away a pre-released, signed copy of their eighth edition, alongside a pair of our beautiful Jancis Robinson wine glasses.

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Lifting the lid on the Dip Collection

Lifting the lid on the Dip Collection

September 21, 2019

Our highly anticipated Dip Collection launched earlier this month exclusively with The Conran Shop. Richard had a chat with the team, discussing the inspiration for Dip, starting his own business and the importance of preserving British heritage craftsmanship. 

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