Thursday, 10 January 2013
Around London: 8th and 9th January 2013
Justerini & Brooks@61 St James's
Tuesday 8th January 2013: heading towards the Institute of Directors for the Chablis Grand Cru and Charles Hawkins' tastings from the Green Park tube takes you down St James's and a chance to take a few pics of Justerini & Brooks and Berry Bros & Rudd. J & B being part of drinks giant Diageo and Berrys, which is still family owned but which has expanded greatly over the last 20 years or so with a considerable trail of acquisitions including Fields, Morris & Verdin and Richards Walford.
Berry Bros & Rudd: flag above the shop@No3 St James's
BBR: shop window
BBR – shop detail
Suspended gilded emblem@BBR
Wednesday 9th January 2013: a quartet of photos taken during and after the Corney & Barrow Burgundy tasting in the Tower of London.
Late afternoon sunlight hitting a building by London Bridge
Light on Cannon Street and beyond
A tree bound Shard
The Shard from the north bank of the Thames by the Tower