Split infinity

What do you feel like drinking tonight? Red or white? Still or sparkling? Dry or sweet? With an endless number of wines in countless styles to choose from, it's necessary to segment this unwieldy mass to help yourself (or someone else) make a choice. But as the world of wine constantly grows and develops, the way in which we classify wines also needs to change. Categories such as New World vs.…

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Cafe Below: my latest wine list

After drinking it and writing about it, my next favourite wine-based pursuit is producing wine lists. Cafe Below is a restaurant in the crypt of St Mary-le-Bow Church in the heart of the City. Apparently if you're born within earshot of the church bells, that means you're a true Cockney, and when the building was burned down in the Great Fire of London, it was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren. I…

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