The court room at Vintners’ Hall in London

In good company – at the Vintners’ Hall in the City of London

The Worshipful Company of Vintners still provides a very convivial welcome

30 Jan 2023
Venice vineyard

Making wine in Venice is a very exclusive affair

The wines of the Veneto need no introduction, but it’s worth getting to know the ones produced inside the city itself

3 Jan 2023

Through the grapevine – the secret ceremony of Château Mouton Rothschild’s artist collaborations

Last week Peter Doig was revealed as the latest artist to design a label for the chateau – a tradition that began in 1945 and remains shrouded in mystery

8 Dec 2022
The Wine of Saint Martin’s Day

Mulling it over – how spiced wine became the festive drink of choice

Mulled wine may be the fuel for contemporary Christmas celebrations but drinking it is a tradition that dates back to antiquity

28 Nov 2022
Hennessy Frank Gehry

How artistic collaborations made Hennessy collectable

The maison’s limited-edition bottles designed by contemporary artists, designers and architects have secured its place as leader in the luxury market

24 Oct 2022
Daniel Buren installation

The medieval Tuscan borgo where art grows among the vines

The proprietors of Castello di Ama commission artworks as an offering of thanks to the land and its spirit, which infuses their winemaking

26 Sep 2022
Jean-François de Troy’s

The saucy legends of the champagne coupe

The distinctive saucer-shaped glass might have fallen out of fashion, but the tales of its origins still make for titillating table talk

30 Aug 2022
Helen Frankenthaler studio visit

What artists are really doing when they take up residencies

Recent initiatives are expanding on the traditional model of patronage through community engagement, cross-disciplinary collaboration and mentorship schemes

9 Aug 2022
Château Mouton Rothschild

The perfect blend – art and wine at Château Mouton Rothschild

The graphic designer Jean Carlu was the first artist to create a label for the historic wine estate in 1924, marking the beginning of a long-standing tradition

16 Jun 2022

Gnarled histories – winemaking in Algeria

Though France is now better known for its winemaking industry, the country owes the survival of its connoisseurship to Algeria

30 May 2022
Marcela Correa sculptures

An elegant pairing of modern art and Chilean wine

Blending wine, art and hospitality, Viña Vik wine estate invites visitors to indulge in the totality of aesthetic pleasure

28 Apr 2022
Untitled (2019), David Shrigley.

The fine art of winemaking

Making wine is an exacting activity that has much in common with the artistic process

5 Apr 2022
Nish McCree

Collecting with purpose – how Nish McCree is advancing the cause of African art

The Ghana-based collector is known for discovering talented artists – but there is a more important mission behind her collecting instincts

31 Mar 2022