Henry Jeffreys

Henry Jeffreys worked in the wine trade and publishing before becoming a freelance writer and broadcaster. At one point he was wine critic for The Lady, his work has also appeared in the Spectator, the Guardian, the Oldie and BBC Good Food magazine. He has been on BBC Radio 4, Radio 5 and Monocle Radio. His debut book Empire of Booze won a Fortnum & Mason award. Since then he has written The Home Bar (2018) and The Cocktail Dictionary (2020). He currently works as features editor for the Master of Malt drinks blog.

Henry Jeffreys recommends some quality champagnes that won’t break the bank – just don’t serve them too cold or in the company of B-list celebrities

Henry Jeffrey’s recommends a selection of port for Christmas 2020

Would I read it if the subject wasn’t famous? One has to say yes, with chips and curry sauce

Gill was one of the last of a breed of writers who wrote without looking over his shoulder