Drink

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Apr 2021

An indulgent weekend at Middlethorpe Hall and Spa – a relaxed, natural treasure in the heart of York

Just two miles from York city centre, there is an oasis of old-world charm in the form of Middlethorpe Hall and Spa. This William III hotel – one of the National Trust’s three Histori... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 06 Apr 2021

Interview: Thomas Robson-Kanu on tuning in to turmeric

When it comes to mental or physical wellbeing, few people have put as much faith in a single ingredient as Thomas Robson-Kanu has in the versatile turmeric root. As a teenager, the striker - known to ... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Mar 2021

Six pub and bar terraces you need to book for 12 April

Fingers and toes crossed: if all goes to plan and we are spared another jarring plot twist, the UK government will allow people to gather in groups of five in outdoor spaces from 12 April, including o... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 18 Mar 2021

International Whisk(e)y Day 2021: rare and unique tipples from across the globe

Fans of a strong tipple, save the date: 27 March is the hotly anticipated - if rather awkwardly named - International Whisk(e)y Day, complete with an "e" in parentheses so as ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 15 Mar 2021

For goodness' sake: exploring Japan's ancient beverages

Centuries have passed, fuedal kingdoms have battled, shogunates have seized and lost control and an entire empire has risen and crashed in a spectacular ball of flames. The written history o... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 12 Mar 2021

The Agave Trilogy pt. III: raicilla

In this three-part series, Tempus is putting the more ubiquitous tipples of whisky and wine to one side and instead taking a look at some of Mexico's finest agave-based spirits, whi... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 11 Mar 2021

The Agave Trilogy pt. II: mezcal

In this three-part series, Tempus is putting the more ubiquitous European tipples of whisky and wine to one side and instead taking a look at some of Mexico's finest agave-base... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 10 Mar 2021

The Agave Trilogy pt. I: tequila

In this three-part series, Tempus is putting the more ubiquitous tipples of whisky and wine to one side and instead taking a look at some of Mexico's finest agave-based spirits, whi... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 04 Mar 2021

European Detour: Spain

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Lauren O'Neill | 01 Mar 2021

Eager to embrace the maximalism trend without risking kitsch? The key is in the fabric

Our home has long been the place we turn to for comfort – it is where the heart is, after all – and it is fair to say that it has never played a more vital role than it has in the pas... Read More

By Daniel Pembrey | 25 Feb 2021

Snøhetta co-founder Kjetil Trædal Thorsen takes Tempus on a tour of Norway’s untamed landscapes to share his architectural inspiration

Born in the small fishing town Haugesund on Norway’s exposed west coast, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen had little idea his work would come to define Norwegian architecture. In the 1960s, befo... Read More

By Tempus | 24 Feb 2021

NIO: a unique celebration of mixology in your own home

Pour one out for the bartenders of the world. Just as things appeared to be looking up for the hospitality industry last summer, much of the globe was plunged into a second, even stricter lockdown as ... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 23 Feb 2021

Detours and fine dining: the history of the Michelin Guide

In 1900, brothers André and Édouard Michelin were scratching their heads trying to think up a solution to a familiar business problem. Their fledgling eponymous tyre company had been running for 11 ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 17 Feb 2021

Spending power: How Henry – High Earners, Not Rich Yet – became the name to watch

Henry turns 30 in 2021, give or take a few years. They have a job that reflects their high level of education – think lawyer, banker, entrepreneur – and pays somewhere between £100,0... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 11 Feb 2021

The best delivery packages for celebrating Valentine's Day at home

If your relationship has stood the stress test that is almost a year-long lockdown, why not commemorate your love for your partner with a luxury delivery package for Valentine's Day? Restaura... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 05 Feb 2021

Global Drink Wine Day pt. III: the best sparkling wines you may not have heard of

In the final part of Tempus' Global Drink Wine Day trilogy, we delve into the bubbly, buoyant world of sparkling wines. While often seen as a party drink, a growing trend has emerged amo... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 04 Feb 2021

Global Drink Wine Day pt. II: the best white wines and rosés you may not have heard of

Following on from our first, red-centric instalment in the Global Drink Wine Day trilogy, Tempus once again looks forward to this auspicious wine-based observance with a glimpse at some... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 03 Feb 2021

Global Drink Wine Day pt. I: the best red wines you may not have heard of

Say, for the sake of argument, that you want something to celebrate. The last year has been a tumultuous and occasionally nightmarish deviation from anything that resembles the normal world and it'... Read More