News » July 2009


Mid-morning Ruinart

Winston Churchill’s Champagne habit is well known – at 11am he enjoyed his first drink of the day, an Imperial Pint of Pol Roger’s Winston Churchill. That’s two thirds

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The Goedhuis & Co Away Day

Last Thursday was the Goedhuis & Company away day. A day every year where we all descend on the Chairman’s home in Northamptonshire and do our best to drink

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Clos St Denis Laurent Ponsot 1945 – I don't think so

Back in November when we lunched with Laurent Ponsot he was, unsurprisingly, very exercised about a collection of fake Ponsot bottles entered for auction

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Another Tuscan Dinner

Our Tuscan dinner in June sold out in two days and was a great success. We absolutely love Manicomio, so it makes perfect sense to organise another dinner

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Ashes to Ashes

I don’t pretend to know much about cricket… At prep school I was a “fast” bowler, equally revered and feared within a 10 mile radius of Watford

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