Posts from: September 2013

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Sherry Fever

I’ve been sherry obsessed ever since my first taste of Tio Pepe Fino so when it came to planning my next mini-break earlier this year, it came as no surprise to my nearest and dearest that my final destination was Jerez! Relatively unknown compared to neighbouring Malaga and Seville but home to some of the…

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Miss Derham and Ms Hamburger

Food and drink innovations have gone through the roof recently. The UK (including Phipps) has gone loopy for food mash-ups, magical detox drinks and the ‘Dippy Egg‘. But, are we becoming too preoccupied with the next big thing? Is food and drink losing its substance? Take the humble cup of tea. Tea is many things to millions of people…

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Phipps MD Nicky Forrest shortlisted in Simon Cheek’s ‘A Favour’ at the Virgin Media Shorts “My two daughters Emma (6) and Charlotte (3) and I were cast in this chilling short film where a chance encounter in a car park challenges the audience’s assumptions about terrorism. Utimately it’s an immensely clever short film about a…

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There is an exciting new breed of food magazine out there if you’re prepared to hunt them down. Rejecting the traditional format of mainstream food and drink magazines and offering readers a self-indulgent feast for the eyes, brain and stomach, food journals are the new kids on the foodie’s radar. Choc-full of delectable writing, photography,…

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label

Bottle labels…they mean so much don’t they? It’s our first impression of a product and whilst many of us want to say we don’t judge a book by its cover, if we’re honest with ourselves we all do it at least a little bit. A recent challenge with the other half to work our way…

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Germany - Finalists

Yesterday marked a very exciting day in the world of German wine as almost 100 entries for the ‘Get it on…wine lists’ competition were whittled down to just 10! ‘Get it on’ is open to all German producers looking to get their wines into the UK market and is based on the German Wine Marketing…

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