Antiques / Accessories / Gadgets

Claret Jugs

Having looked into the future of wine bottles last week I thought it would be interesting to look at the past. Claret Jugs were a phenomenon of the Victorian and Edwardian age and were produced from about 1830 to 1920. Nowadays they are very collectible and can be found in a variety of beautiful styles and forms. … Read more

Picnic Wines

The British love a picnic – it conjures up lazy days under the hot sweet sun, but did you realise the French inv ented them? The origin of the word picnic is French (piquenique) and signifies an outing with food – similar to the word’s meaning in English. At these piqueniques, the people would all … Read more