The Finer Things in Life

Escapement.uk.com celebrates craftsmanship, tradition and delightful design.

“The finer things in life” will focus on goods and services which demonstrate excellence in a world where mass market, perfunctory manufacturing prevails.

Fine wine, Champagne, Jewellery, Writing Instruments, Prestige Cars, and Bespoke Tailoring will be just some of the exquisite examples we will be featuring over the next few months.

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Reviews

Henschke: Hill of Grace Shiraz

Philip Day discusses Henschke: Hill of Grace Shiraz, a fine wine from the Eden Valley region, located in the Barossa, South Australia. The company has an impressive 147 year history, remains under the control of the founding family and dates back almost as far as Australian viticulture itself. 

L'Ermita, Alvaro Palacios, Priorat DOQ

Philip Day discusses L'Ermita, Álvaro Palacios and Priorat DOQ. These Spanish wines are held in high esteem, attracting international cult status with pricing to match.

Ca' del Bosco Cuvée Annamaria Clementi DOCG

Philip Day discusses the sparkling wine from Italy, Franciacorta and in particular one of the finest examples of this sparking 'Italian superstar', Ca' del Bosco.

Azienda Agricola Giuseppe Quintarelli: Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Philip Day discusses the prestigious Amarone della Valpolicella produced by Azienda Agricola Giuseppe Quintarelli, arguably the most prestigious red wine of Veneto Valpolicella.

Aberfeldy - Highlands Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Philip Day provides a fascinating overview of Aberfeldy - Highlands Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

Hunters Cheshire Gin

Over the past five years, sales of Gin have increased dramatically in many of the fashionable watering holes and clubs frequented by well-known celebrities in London and other 'on-trend' cities and venues throughout Europe.

Bass Phillip

Philip Day discusses Bass Phillip, producer of fine Australian wines including award winning Pinot Noir.

Bodegas del Palacio de Fefinanes: Albarino de Fefinanes Rias Baixas

Philip Day discusses the Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes, one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries of the Rias Baixas DO.

Screaming Eagle Winery and Vineyards

Philip Day discusses Screaming Eagle, "the epitome of a true collector's Californian cellar and a must have for aficionados of fine Napa Valley wines". 

Le Montrachet from Domaine de la Romanee-Conti (AOC)

Philip Day discusses Le Montrachet from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (AOC), "the veritable jewel in the crown of all white wines produced in Burgundy".