"Karens are hypocrites, rude toward those beneath her class (that’s economic not educational class), posts nauseating motivational sayings on Facebook, tries to sell pyramid products to her friends and, to tick all Karen boxes, doesn’t believe in science"
"In short, it’s a hallowed place of wine, money, style and history because we know those things don't always hang out together"
"Don’t expect celebrity tidbits, although there are a few, such as Brad Pitt’s on-set flatulence (hey, he’s only human)"
"The locals say that Rolle is 'a postcard from God' to show you what it’s like in heaven"
"It’s heady. It’s fruity, relaxed, confident and tasty. It’s so you"
"I had tried it a few times, but the highlight was when I shared it with Princess Märtha Louise of Norway on a super yacht in Monaco"
"He’s the handiest of friends not only because of his firm grasp of poetry and history nor the many bottles of champagne I’ve hogged at his house. Clarke is also an expert on ghosts"
"While I am sure the Greeks commercialised a few bruts before then, Pommery’s incredible 1874 vintage bowled over Victorian London"
“Today is the day that the Cannes Film Festival would have kicked off. In celebration I will mix myself a gin & tonic and set fire to a €20 note, while an Estonian three-hour black & white documentary about a convent plays on my TV. Cheers!”
"Looking at the bottle, with its olde worlde label and dark green hue, I felt as if I were going in to see my bank manager, or for a job interview"