Archive: Nov 2015

Prestige Cuvées – wine makers’ art or style over substance?

Prestige Cuvée champagnes don’t get a massively good rap among normal wine drinkers. They’re fiendishly expensive and they often seem to be drunk only by celebs and Eurotrash who’ve definitely got more money than sense. This modern Dom Pérignon bottle is pretty similar to the original… Read More

Punch Coco: Caribbean Creole Christmas drink

Having punch coco for Christmas in the Caribbean Creole islands is a tradition, like having eggnog in the USA or mulled wine in the UK. Vanessa Bolosier, author of Creole Kitchen tells us: ‘From the time I was eight years old, and my brother was five, we were allowed… Read More