Tony has been made a CBE in The Queen’s birthday honours, but when the news arrived he thought he was in trouble! […]
Tony Laithwaite’s book, Direct, tells the story of how he began working in the world of wine and how his business grew to become the world’s number one home-delivery wine merchant. Here he explains how it all came about … […]
“There’s a remarkable true story behind this world-conquering red … and you played a star role! “30 years ago an energetic young Italian winemaker named Valentino Schiotti was sipping a coffee in the sun as tractors hauled grapes every which […]
This is the cover of a Bordeaux Direct Catalogue from 1976. Just France? Yep. The Sunday Times Wine Club may have started me off globetrotting for wines, but France was what I stuck to doing for BD customers back then; […]
A couple of months back I was invited on to Jazz FM to discuss setting up Laithwaite’s. If you’d like to hear the show you can listen online by following this link.
During our Twitter Q&A with Reader’s Digest, our buyers Beth Willard and Davy Zyw wanted to answer some of the questions in more depth than 140 characters would allow them to. One of the topics was how to use wine in cooking and how to […]