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.
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!
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.
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.
"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."
Here at Richard Brendon, we all love good food, wine, tea and cocktails, so when we're not eating or drinking it, we're most likely reading about it.
Amongst all of the Christmas festive fun, we're looking forward to settling down and reading the below. We've asked some of the RB team to share with you which books feature on their Christmas lists this year...
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