A cordial collection of writing about wine and food, fact and fiction, the quite serious and the not very serious at all.
In this issue:
An escape to Tuscany between lockdowns to meet an exciting young generation of Chianti Not Chianti producers, including Montevertine and Tenuta di Carleone
Edinburgh’s master of dark comedy, and author of heroin-spiked classic Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh. He tells us how Covid restaurant closures have forced him to improve his culinary skills, and given him a new perspective on less-recreational uses for kitchen foil
An interview DJ Gilles Peterson and Brawn chef Ed Wilson about the joy of Romanée Conti, and their recent sensory collaborations
Margot Henderson’s ‘Greatest Ever Meal’ at Paris’ Le Baratin
And, of course, much more