Sourced from water vapour in the skies high above a remote Florida Key, Veren is a new name among the line-up of exclusive bottled waters. Naturally filtered by the Gulf Stream, and free of chlorides, fluorides and sodium, Veren is said to be one of the world’s purest waters.
London’s colourful relationship with gin dates back to the 18th century, when William of Orange first imported it from Holland. The spirit has undergone a renaissance, with bartenders using it in all manner of cocktails, and independent distillers springing up apace. Witness the City of London Distillery, which opened in 2012; its signature Dry Gin is flavoured with angelica, liquorice and coriander seeds.
From elderflower Cheddar to mellow blue, innovative British cheeses are melting hearts the world over.
Cheeses from left: Quicke’s Vintage cheddar www.quickes.co.uk; White Lake www.whitelake.co.uk; Cropwell Bishop’s Beauvale www.cropwellbishopstilton.com
Luxurious stay and perfect conditions for all types of food in the new Miele refrigeration range – including the Blackboard edition.