The Drinking Hour podcast: highlights from Series Eight

In the latest episode of The Drinking Hour, David Kermode looks back at some of the highlights from Series Eight, including an animated cocktail chat with Alice Lascelles, and debating what makes Bordeaux so special with Stephen Brook

Words by Club Oenologique Editors

We can’t quite believe we’ve wrapped on series 8 of The Drinking Hour podcast – where has the time gone? Host David Kermode uses the opportunity to reflect on some of the highlights from the last series, which has included spirited discussions with a diverse cross-section of drink experts.

Over the course of this highlights episode, Kermode gets a masterclass in how to elevate cocktails into special occasion sips from mixology expert Alice Lascelles, is given a guided tour of the breathtakingly beautiful Douro Valley by Carlos Agrellos, technical director of revered port producer Quinta do Noval, takes a deep dive into what makes Bordeaux the world’s leading fine wine region with Stephen Brook, and finds out how a mythical sea creature gave birth to a distillery on the Isle of Wight.

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