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.

The cookbook of the year was written by an elderly rogue and self-published

The Allsopp family has revived the original Burton IPA which made its name and fortune more than a century ago

With English Wine Week taking place on 19-27 June, why not explore the brave new world of Pinot Noir from Kent, Sussex, Essex and beyond?

Henry Jeffreys recommends five innovative Lebanese wines which show the potential of the country’s growing wine industry

Henry Jeffreys recommends five wines to support South Africa’s wine industry as it recovers from the aftermath of the pandemic

How the way we manufactured glass changed the world of alcohol

Steven Spurrier, a British wine expert and a fixture at all London tastings, died this week at the age of 79

If in doubt while perusing a strange wine list, choose a bottle from France’s red wine powerhouse

Red or white, these Burgundys are the kind of joyous wines that make life a little more bearable

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