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. He tweets at @HenryGJeffreys

John le Carré’s work and life still haunt British culture

Upscale rosés sans biodynamic woo-woo, please

The delight of discovering an affordable California blend

An English novelist travels the Muslim world in search of a drink

Israel’s wine heartland is now suffering from rocket attacks

Enjoy some new malt whiskies coming to market

On the subtle harmony of multi-variety wines

On the rehabilitation of chardonnay

Sampling a new wave of Bristish cider

The world’s best-value rosé