Christmas at Hatchards: Drink

Drink! A seasonal selection of the best from The Spectator

Bruce Anderson, illustrated by Lachlan Campbell

£12.99

Anderson’s Spectator column – a commentary on social mores and the sensibility of ‘the man on the street’ – really cannot be read without a suitable glass of wine to hand. Boldly illustrated, hugely entertaining, Drink! is one of life’s little pleasures.

 

The Prince of Romanee-Conti

Laurens Delpech

£40

When Prince Louis François de Bourbon-Conti – cousin of King Louis XV of France – bought the Romanee vineyard, the legend of the Burgundian grape began. Combining biography and history, nature and vintages, Delpech immerses us in the heritage and culture of this beautiful, centuries-old wine.

 

Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia 

Tom Stevenson and Dr Orsi Szentkiralyi

£40

Calling all oenophiles! Region by region, via vineyards and vintages, this fully-updated guide is essential for both wine lover and sommelier. Packed with information on traditional and up-and-coming producers, classic grapes and unique varieties, and a global repertoire of recommendations.

 

Winter Warmers: 60 Cosy Cocktails for Autumn and Winter

Jassy Davis and Sarah Ferone

£9.99

A beautifully illustrated gift book proving cocktails are not just for the summer months. Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini, Hot Buttered Maple Bacon Bourbon and Festive Cranberry Punch will have you curled up in a fireside armchair, cosy and festive.

 

To order any of these books, please telephone 020 7439 9921 or email books@hatchards.co.uk – we look forward to hearing from you!

 

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