I meet with Francois Lurton

I meet with Francois Lurton

Last week I had the honour of attending a small dinner with Francois Lurton of the iconic Lurton wine making dynasty. Held at Lima Floral, just off Garrick Street it bought back memories of when I worked as the Dining Rooms Manager for the Garrick Club. It had the...
We meet Helen from Goddess Acumen

We meet Helen from Goddess Acumen

I recently had the opportunity to meet and have a chat with Dr Helen Johnson who runs Goddess Acumen. A Oxford graduate, Helen was totally charming and my time with her passed by far too quickly. You will hear more about Helen in the interview but prior to that here...
Hall and Woodhouse – Beer and Food Matching

Hall and Woodhouse – Beer and Food Matching

https://youtu.be/YURt8I_4AeU I was recently invited to visit the Hall and Woodhouse Brewery, whose main brand is Badger (Tanglefoot, Thirsty Feret) for a tour and dinner with a selection of other food or drink writers. Situated in the Dorset countryside in the town of...
We visit Simpsons Wine Estate

We visit Simpsons Wine Estate

Located near the small village of Barham, just a few miles from the cathedral city of Canterbury lies one of the Englands newest vineyards. Founded by Charles and Ruth Simpson, Simpsons Wine Estate is the second of their properties, the first being the successful...