Entries by Jude King

Hay Festival 2018

Hay-on-Wye, Wales.  24th May – 3rd June 2018 “Empathy, ingenuity and resilience – the core of our humanity and hope.  That’s what we’re going to celebrate in Hay in May.” Peter Florence, Director, Hay Festival We are very proud to be one of the select few chosen to take a trade stand at the fabulous […]

Wine and Spice Pairing – Coriander/Cilantro

It’s mentioned in the Bible and written in Sanskrit, it’s believed to have been used for over 6000 years – perhaps food back then wasn’t as bland as one would expect! Coriander, as we know it, is known in North America as Cilantro, well that is used to refer to the leaves and stalk, which […]

Christmas gifts for valued clients

I’m afraid to say that it is indeed that time of year again.   It comes around so quickly and we have only just finished celebrating summer! So, what are you going to do for your values clients this year?  Do you give client gifts?  Have you ever received a gift as a client? Well, […]

War of the Wine Worlds – Charity Wine Tasting

Thanks to all who attended our classic ‘v’ contemporary wine tasting event on 4th October 2017. Another great event held in the Wandsworth Oasis Amen Corner charity superstore.  What a great venue, 4 wine tasting stations dotted amongst the used furniture, records, books and clothes.  A great opportunity to contemplate a delicious wine whilst deliberating […]

Hickstead – Longines Royal International Horse Show

Team Hannibal Brown packed up our travelling wine stand and headed to Hickstead, Sussex, for the Royal International Horse Show.  Needless to say, it was very, very wet!  We still have some great Personalised Wine orders for winners which we designed on the spot.  A great gift or prize for any event. We took a […]

BNI Kingston – Summer Wine and Food Pairing

Wednesday 19th July 2017 in sunny Raynes Park BNI Kingston and some plus 1s put their palates on the line and enjoyed a delicious wine and food pairing hosted by Hannibal Brown team Pamela Gregory and Jude King and the very talented chef, Elliot Johnson Paul of JP Dining. Elliot produced a selection of canapés and bowl […]

Hannibal at Hay Literary Festival

Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, 25th May – 4th June 2017 In a field, near a little village, a long way from London, once a year is held the worlds largest book festival. This year we made our mark on the event, and we will be back.  You could find us next to Greenpeace between the ‘Tata Tent’ and the […]

Why would wine not be vegan?

How come there is a categorisation ‘Natural Wine’, isn’t all wine natural?  It’s one of the most natural products in the world, ingredients: Grapes, so then why would we need to specify that a wine is natural and why wouldn’t it be vegan or vegetarian? The other day I bought a very expensive jar of extremely […]

Personalised Wine Design at Badminton Horse Trials 2017

We survived another year at Badminton Horse Trials…and LOVED it! Wednesday was cold, windy, cloudy and fairly quiet – a tricky way to kick of a great event.  But, the spirit in the Rural Crafts Association For Walk was riding high.  Our great friends from Sipsmith’s Gin, the Greek Souvlaki guys and Charlotte from Hedgerow […]