Category: Featured Products

  • Olmeca Altos Plata

    Olmeca Altos Plata

    Tequilla is a Mexican clear spirit produced from the agave plant indigenous to Central America. It is less well-known than say, vodka or gin (both also clear spirits), but more complex and sophisticated in this writer’s opinion. Jose Cuervo is an established brand, not only because it’s been around forever, […]

  • Product of the week: Evo3 Olive Oil

    Product of the week: Evo3 Olive Oil

    Warning ! Seriously addictive The EVO3 olive oil is produced on the Greek island of Lesvos. The label informs that for each bottle sold, a tree is planted in a deforested area which, in an out of itself, is an incentive to prefer it to other high end oil contenders on […]

  • Featured product McGuigan Wines

    Featured product McGuigan Wines

    The McGuigan Reserve range was created to celebrate the family’s long standing commitment to delivering wines of distinction. Winemakers personally source the best parcels of grapes available in South Australia to create these wines and represent the McGuigan name.   Shiraz 2012: Tasting Notes: The quiet nose has ripe red […]

  • Heyland & Whittle’s new Three Wick Candles

    Heyland & Whittle’s new Three Wick Candles

    We bring you our favourite product discovered this week, the sublime smelling three wick candlres by Heyland & Whittle. With the dark, cold nights approaching what could be better than coming home to the welcoming scent of Heyland and Whittles’ brand new three wick candles. Their new scents are a […]

  • Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select: Special edition

    Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select: Special edition

    A SATISFYING SALUTE TO A TIMELESS FRIENDSHIP   The true and timeless relationship between Frank Sinatra and Jack Daniel’s has received a satisfying salute with Sinatra Select. Destined to be remembered as one of the finest releases by Jack Daniel’s, this special edition Tennessee Whiskey celebrates a legendary friendship that […]

  • The Eliris Experience

    The Eliris Experience

    The Tastemaker sampled Eliris olive oil, an independent, organic brand cultivated in Greece.  With its smooth consistency, and sleek bottle designs, we were seriously impressed. Our trial notes, as well as an interview, describing the process and brand, with owner Sam, are below. The Tastemaker Trial We found the olive […]

  • Quintessential olive oil: FIVE

    Quintessential olive oil: FIVE

    The first thing you notice when receiving you FIVE olive oils in the incredible, sleek bottles and their design. It is not merely the design which is so stunning but the smooth texture of the bottle which prepares you for the smooth, spicy oils which will tantalise your palate. Share

  • Scotland’s finest: Smoked Salmon

    Scotland’s finest: Smoked Salmon

    Quality of Quantity is the axiom we’d most likely apply when faced with the finest smoked salmon. It is a cliche that rings hollow in the beyond-luxury hotels which dish this delicacy out as if it were a staple food. But when we’re not travelling – and not over-indulging – which […]

  • Brown Cow Organics

    Brown Cow Organics

    Brown Cow Organics is a small,  family-run business known for the incredible quality of their produce.  Perridge Farm, owned by Judith and Clive Freane is the source of all the goods. Four farms joined together to establish Perridge Farm and together they make up the 480 organic acres situated on […]

  • Small Indulgences: Pierre Hermé’s Macarons

    Small Indulgences: Pierre Hermé’s Macarons

    Pierre Herme’s Macarons are undoubtedly a household name when it comes to Macarons. But what is it about these small bites, these indulgences, which are so tantalizingly and mouth-watering delicious? Share