(Belvedere) RED alert!

Now here's something we can totally get our heads round in the lead up to Christmas: winter cocktails on the terrace at fashion and foodie mecca Harvey Nichols. Really, what could be better? After crossing o...

How to enjoy your drinks (and stay healthy)

There’s a lot to learn about drinks. Not just the various processes and abvs*, but perhaps more importantly, how to imbibe responsibly. Knowing your recommended allowance is one thing, but what is a unit? Is it...

Harvest time with Belvedere vodka

Sure we're ardent gin-lovers but ever since our Eighties clubbing days we've always had a soft spot for vodka. The only difference is now our palates are much more discerning. These days they won't perk up for ...

How to make the perfect Martini

Actually, there’s no such thing. Even the famous conundrum of whether this most classic of cocktails should be shaken or stirred is open to debate. While a certain Mr Bond advocates shaking and purists maintain...