Alice Lascelles writes about drinks for The Financial Times. She is the Fortnum & Mason Drinks Writer of the Year 2019.
‘There is something luxurious – subversive, even – about solo bar-going’
Komoro Distillery: the next chapter in Karuizawa’s whisky story
Alice Lascelles: When it comes to cocktails, cheaper spirits work best
Alice Lascelles: Variety in the glass is great, but there’s a limit
Bubbling over: Champagne’s new experimental mood
Across Champagne, producers both big and small are experimenting with new approaches to their fizz – from reviving forgotten grape varieties to removing the bubbles altogether. Alice Lascelles looks under the surface
‘Is it time for bars to do away with menus altogether?’
As cocktail bars in England re-open, Alice Lascelles considers just what makes a great drinks list, and looks at trends in physical menus in bars the world over – from pop-up books to Gummy Bears
Alice Lascelles explores the world’s most unusual drinks
Our intrepid columnist has spent a year of lockdown in search of the world's weirdest drinks – ‘like a gastronomic astronaut, exploring the outer limits of what the human palate can imagine...'
Alice Lascelles on how newcomers are changing the drinks world for the better
Newcomers thirsty for knowledge used to be looked down on - but now they're changing the drinks world for the better
The rise of vermouth
It's been in and out of fashion for at least 200 years and it's now on every bartender's A List. Alice Lascelles hymns the glories of vermouth