Surprisingly, sake is easy to make, requires only four ingredients, and can be made using basic beer-brewing equipment in about 12 to 15 days. Fermentation specialist Alastair Bland walks us through the eight steps on the pages of MAKE Volume 33.
My all-time favourite Pub ever. The vats above the bar each used to contain wine but were drained in the Blitz as a testament to English wartime priorities. "for God's sake man, the Germans are coming, save the bloody wine"
2005 Peacock Family Cabernet Sauvignon, Spring Mountain District, Napa I have a hard spot in my heart for peacocks. Spending summers with my father in Sonoma County as a kid, we had a neighbor with a bunch of peacocks that would wander over towards our house and hang out in the trees nearby. Beautiful birds? Yes. But they also have an incredibly loud, piercing call that at 5:00 AM makes you wonder what peacock stew tastes like.