Bringing together our lifestyle publications, whether you are interested in wine, gardening or photography or catching up with articles from the Quilter Cheviot Theatre speakers at BBC Countryfile Live.
Paul Bolt is the professional connections director at Quilter Cheviot. He is also our in-house wine expert. In May 2017 Paul was inducted as a Chevalier (Knight) of the Order of the Coteaux de Champagne; a great honour indeed.
Gardening Club author Anne Swithinbank is a trained horticulturist, freelance gardening broadcaster and writer, Anne shares tips and advice to keep your garden in perfect shape through the four seasons.
Whether you are a novice looking to venture into the world of photography or an experienced professional, look no further. Our quarterly photography club has hints and tips for those who want to perfect their pictures – no DSLR required.
Last year I wrote a note about a typical Christmas day at Chez Bolt; champagne to start, glass of white, a couple of red and something sweet with the pud. Bloomsbury very kindly put a six bottle mixed case together for those readers who wanted to organise their festive drinking in advance.
As Badger, Rat and Toad agreed in Kenneth Graham’s Wind in the Willows, ‘No animal, according to the rules of animal etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic or even moderately active during the off-season of winter’.
When maturing whiskey, the position of the barrel in the warehouse, the climate during the maturation time, the type of barrel used, as well as the original grains used to make the barley, all have an impact on the final flavour.