Meet Felicity Fowler, Head of JING Tea (UK, Europe & USA)

Meet Felicity Fowler, Head of JING Tea (UK, Europe & USA)

January 10, 2020

Felicity Fowler might know more about tea than anyone else we've ever met. Inspired by Asia's incredible tea cultures, she helps the JING team source some of the most exceptional teas around the world, with the intention of bringing you more than just your average "cuppa". JING treasures craftsmanship and genuine skill just as much as we do, by seeking out the most experienced tea masters in Asia, whose knowledge of the gardens has been passed down through generations.

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Top Dry January Cocktails from Seedlip

Top Dry January Cocktails from Seedlip

January 03, 2020

Christmas and New Year can often take their toll on us, as it seems like every day in December is a Friday. So consequently many of us turn to Dry January in the hope of repenting for of our festive sins. We teamed up with our favourite Non-Alcoholic spirit, Seedlip, to share with you the top 3 cocktails you should be drinking this month.

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The Best 2020 Wedding Gift Guide

The Best 2020 Wedding Gift Guide

December 28, 2019

Now Christmas is behind us, we're casting our thoughts towards the next festivities of 2020: weddings (of which, I'm sure like us, you certainly have many of!)

Couples can be tricky to buy for, particularly those who seemingly have everything. Will you follow by their wedding list or can we lead you astray? We've curated a list to cover off the important categories, so we're certain you'll find something perfect to buy the newlyweds!

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How to pair your Cider this Christmas with Jane Peyton

How to pair your Cider this Christmas with Jane Peyton

December 05, 2019

Please welcome Jane Peyton, the UKs first pommelier, who takes us through which Christmas Ciders she'll be drinking, and how to pair these to your Christmas meal. Over to you, Jane!

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8 Wine Myths Debunked with Jancis Robinson and Food52

8 Wine Myths Debunked with Jancis Robinson and Food52

December 04, 2019

Do you need a different glass for different wines? Can you drink red wine with fish or white with meat? Is it true that only red wine needs decanting? What is the proper way to taste wine in a restaurant?

Who better to ask these questions to than world-renowned wine critic and our good friend, Jancis Robinson. During Jancis' World Atlas of Wine tour in the US earlier this year, she and Richard popped into Food52 to bust some of the biggest wine myths around.

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What to buy a Whisky Lover this Christmas

What to buy a Whisky Lover this Christmas

December 02, 2019

Did you know that our Fluted Collection was made especially for whisky, and specifically whisky at the Gleneagles Hotel?

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The Best Christmas Gifts for a Gin Lover

The Best Christmas Gifts for a Gin Lover

December 02, 2019

We're mighty pleased that gin has found its way home and is now being distilled left, right and centre in London. We're sure the gin lover in your life feels the same, so we've pulled together the perfect gin gift guide, hand picked just for them.

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Meet Rajat Parr, Sommelier, Winemaker, Author and Collector

Meet Rajat Parr, Sommelier, Winemaker, Author and Collector

November 28, 2019

"My greatest joy as a sommelier, winemaker, author, and collector, has been sharing the wines that excite me. But, it’s not just the wine itself that fascinates me – it’s also the process of how the wine was created. Every important wine has a strong sense of will behind it, and every serious winery shares a desire to find a deeper knowledge of their vineyards; to discover the beauty that lies within the balance between the grape, soil and microclimate."

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Richard's Favourite American Beers for Thanksgiving

Richard's Favourite American Beers for Thanksgiving

November 18, 2019

You may or may not know that we have an American in our midst! Richard was born and grew up in the states and to this day will celebrate Thanksgiving in London with as much enthusiasm as everyone else across the pond. As such, it only feels right for Richard to do our journal takeover today, reminiscing over his favourite American beers with which to celebrate Thanksgiving. 

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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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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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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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