Tasting Notes

Diary Dates: St Petersburg’s Gourmet Days Returns This June

Head to the historic city of St. Petersburg for collaborative chef dinners, restaurant tours and innovative talks this summer.

Who's hungry? The historic city of St. Petersburg is set to host the third edition of its annual Gourmet Days festival this June. Initially launched in 2017, the event aims to showcase the city’s celebrated contemporary dining scene. Since the inaugural project, the event has grown each year and is now regarded as a  culinary highlight in the city’s magical White Nights event (a season where the sun never sets). Gourmet Days...

May 27, 2019

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Try A Taste Of Swiss Perfection At Taste of Zermatt Food Festival With Chalet Elbrus

Experience superior gastronomy this summer at the upcoming Taste of Zermatt festival – and do so in style with a stay at the esteemed Chalet Elbrus.

Fine dining. phenomenal views and a property so sleek it could make James Bond come running. Head to Switzerland for the annual Taste of Zermatt festival this summer - and combine it with a week of opulence at Chalet Elbrus. Taking place on 28th July – 5th October 2019, Taste of Zermatt is an annual food festival held at the foot of the Matterhorn mountain. It showcases the resort’s superior gastronomy and top chefs, through...

May 26, 2019

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“Fording” the Future of Gin

Fords Gin, a London-based gin distiller, crafts an aromatic, fresh and floral-spirited gin boasting a thoughtful mix of nine botanicals. With its elegant notes of jasmine and grapefruit, and characteristic juniper and coriander seed undertones, Fords Gin is the perfect, versatile base for any gin-inspired cocktail. FOUR speaks to Fords Gin’s owner, Simon Ford, to find out more about the brand and their process of gin distilling…

How did you find your way into the world of gin distilling? Gin has been a big part of my career dating back to 1998 when I started working with Plymouth Gin which is made in England’s oldest working distillery. While I was there, I was given the opportunity to acquire a lot of gin knowledge learning everything from the history of this fine spirit to how to tell the difference between good and bad juniper. Gin has been a big part...

May 23, 2019

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Mark Your Culinary Calendar For James Lowe x Diego Muñoz’s Night Of Turkish Enchantment  

This June, catch a flight to the Turkish Riviera for a one-off night of enchantment at The Bodrum Edition.  

This June, catch a flight to the Turkish Riviera for a one-off night of enchantment at The Bodrum Edition. The perfect chance to sample innovative and unique flavours, Michelin-star chef James Lowe of Lyles London will be collaborating with pioneering free rider Peruvian chef, Diego Muñoz for a special dinner at his restaurant Morena at The Bodrum EDITION. Set to take place on Saturday 1st June, the evening’s menu will...

May 22, 2019

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