Think Pink

Think Pink

During midsummer’s peak rosé season demand for pink wine soars as enthusiasts seek out its thirst-quenching, delicate allure. Our drinks editor James Viner reveals how to bring a taste of chic Provence to your table with some expert-chosen rosés. Santé to summer! Rosé Wine, a Provençal Speciality The sun-drenched wild hills of the southeastern region…

Light touch

Light touch

Feeling stuck in a white wine rut? Then why not explore Portugal’s superior white Vinho Verde wines, which come from a verdant region located between the Douro and Minho rivers. These revitalising white Atlantic wines have an agreeable medium alcohol content, making them perfect for summer says James Viner. He also reveals where to enjoy a glass or…

A toast to our local vibrant vinyards

A toast to our local vibrant vinyards

It’s not just Kent’s plethora of vineyards – the county’s a hotspot for wine production with 1,033ha under vine, around 26% of the country’s total plantings, according to WineGB’s 2023 industry report – making the headlines today, says Tunbridge Wells Business Magazine’s Drinks Editor James Viner. There are also outstanding beer, cider and spirits producers…

Taste the difference

Taste the difference

The George and Dragon in Speldhurst has got a new chef at the helm and his delicious food is certainly proving to be popular with the historic pub’s customers. But given Rod Grossman has worked in the kitchens of prestigious restaurants such as Moro in London, The George in Rye and most latterly at The…

All in the Mix

All in the Mix

Since it opened just over a year ago, Charlotte’s In The Pantiles has enjoyed unprecedented success and is now one of the hallmarks of our local hospitality scene writes Eileen Leahy… Whether you’re heading there for a coffee and fresh croissant to meet friends first thing, weekend brunching or enjoying a couple of expertly mixed…