Jemima Sissons

Spirits

Savouring the moment

Pumpkin and porcini, beetroot and bone marrow – just some of the ingredients mixologists are choosing to give cocktails an innovative savoury slant. They’re causing quite a stir, says Jemima Sissons.
Spirits

Precious mezcal

Mexico’s latest drinks export is seducing bartenders with its leathery, smoky notes. Jemima Sissons follows its spirited journey from artisanal agave baking in Oaxaca to hip cosmopolitan cocktail bars – via the odd sundried grasshopper...
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Spirits

The new allure of boutique cognacs

Once the preserve of royalty and high society, refined cognac is attracting a wider audience with its elegant, silky-smooth conviviality. Jemima Sissons reports
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