What is sherry? And is sherry finally having its moment? We’re seeing more and more bars getting behind the Spanish wine.
What is vanilla? The real stuff is one of the world’s most prized spices, and has been used to flavour all manner of beverages (and yes, vodka too).
What is a solera system? It’s a fractional blending system — but what the hell is that? Well, let’s look at the history of the solera and from whence it came.
Bourbon making differs from, say, Scotch whisky making, in a few ways: first, 51 per cent of the grains used must be corn; the remainder is often made up of rye, malted barley and wheat.
Cider seems to get bigger each year, and there’s more cider brands available for your bar than ever before. But how much do you really know about cider, and the apples from which they come?