WE stumble, blinking and shivering, into the New Year. The mad scramble and endless ennui of the festive break is already a fading dream. The reality of January is a cold, dark and looong tunnel.
I’VE done it. I’ve put on a Christmas song. A rousing live version Come Home For Christmas by Bon Jovi – from the Very Special Christmas Live album – is the first drop of Christmas cheer I’ve allowed to seep into my consciousness this year.
THE warmth of good company – plus that from some bonus heat lamps; some excellent appetisers; spirits galore; topped off by a fantastic example of how good Cuban cigarmaking can be when it concentrates.
IT’S back! The sequel to the world’s favourite cigar-laden travelogue is finally here! The brand-new sequel to the world’s best-selling cigar travelogue, Around The World in 80 Cigars – The Travels of An Epicure, is slated for publication in late 2023.
Cigar-loving explorer, NICK HAMMOND, has another slew of cigar-scented stories for you. In a sequel to his best-selling travelogue, Around the World in 80 Cigars: The Travels of An Epicure, Nick will take you on another series of adventures across the globe.
AN INFECTIOUS Cuban lilt, fine Champagne, incredible pieces of art, the first presentation of some stunning spirits – and yes, of course, a humidor of hand-rolled cigars.
Sautter launches new collaboration with international drinks specialist, artist and global photographer
A STUNNING collection of four new Sautter exclusive bottlings is set to launch this week with an auspicious gallery gathering in London. The ‘Holy Trinity’ collaboration is between, Sautter, Italian-based, international spirits specialists, Samaroli, and renowned global artist, Christian Develter. Featuring stunning labels from Develter’s inspired portfolio and showcasing incredible expressions of both rum […]
I LOVE travel, but boy; it’s good to be home. I’m back at Hammond Towers after a whistlestop tour, taking in five countries in 10 days, albeit most of them only stopovers on the way to somewhere else.