It’s hard to believe – but it’s coming to that time of the year once…
Month: February 2011
Luigi Bormioli’s range of stronger, more resistant ‘Eden’ glassware has been released recently by Crown Commercial and is sure to live up to the rigors of daily bar ware and tear.
I feel sorry for the vodka companies. In the last few years there has been a serious backlash against what was until recently the world’s most distilled spirit (apparently that kudos now goes to Korean shochu). Whatever. It’s besides the point I’m trying to make. The return of the classic cocktail over the last decade has been the catalyst for this anti-vodka movement; at least in the highest temples of mixology.
As wine experts in Europe taste bottles of Veuve Clicquot that are almost 200 years old it is fitting to review a book that pays homage to one of the greatest surviving Champagne Houses; The House of Clicquot. Tilar Mazzeo has made it her life’s ambition to unearth the history, secrets and developments of this iconic brand, managing to create a wonderfully enriching history that outlines the rise of a ‘powerhouse femme’ throughout years of turmoil and uncertainty.
Forbo Flooring Systems has a product that is ‘ideal for hospitality venues’. A hard-wearing, easy clean vinyl based product, Forbo Flotex, is a textured surface that looks and feels like carpet but without the certain drawbacks that come with having the real thing.
Originating in Eastern Europe, Monopolowa is a distinctive potato vodka. It is produced using a traditional formula by the Baczewski/ Gessler family, who were purveyors to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy in its day.