The summer was a washout. Your swimsuit has been mothballed. Where is Spain again? It’s like we’ve been catapulted back through time, when Benidorm was a distant dream, and Cornwall really was the Riviera.
Comfort yourself with a case of six heart-warming reds to dispel the gloom, and remind you that living in Britain has never been about sunny skies and warm seas. Our northern aspect gives us a thirst for wines from sun-drenched landscapes which we can travel to every time we crack open a bottle and open the oven door to reveal the next Ottolenghi or Elizabeth David inspired meal.