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.
In winter, there's an abundance of dark rather than abundance of light - but that doesn't have to restrict your shooting hours. The world looks very different at night and you may find things that appear quite mundane in the daylight hours are far more intriguing in the shadows. Cities and architecture are classic examples of this, where interesting illumination hits the buildings as the sun goes down.
Wildlife photography is a hugely popular genre, with hundreds of beautiful and varied different subjects to choose from. The good news is that you don’t necessarily have to go f ar to find some local wildlife to capture on camera – giving you the opportunity to hone your technique regularly, and hopefully produce some stunning animal photography shots.
Headquartered at the Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire, Reaction Engines Limited (REL) is a British company of around 200 people at the forefront of innovation, and is one of the UK’s fastest growing private engineering and technology companies. The company’s unique Synergetic Air Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE) concept is game changing.
Q1 is the time when the invites roll in for tastings of the previous year’s vintage or for the wines that are now bottled from the year before that. This is a really good exercise as it gives you a feel for how the vintage performed, wines that are going to be ready to drink soon and those that need more time than I have left to savour at their peak.