The Winos WIth Attitude Issue with motorcycling-mad artist Grayson Perry and psychotherapist Philippa Perry in full luminescent color on the cover, and interviewed inside by Marina O’Loughlin.
Also in this issue, Maison Trimbach ‘Cuvée Frédéric Emile’, the quintessential dry Alsace Riesling, and one of the mouth-watering, and least talked-about, vinous trends of recent years – smoky wine. Caitlin Moran writes about her ‘Greatest Ever Meal’, a feast of 80s’ excess cooked by Heston Blumenthal, a tour of Iran to discover what remains of its 5000-year old wine culture, bestselling novelists Daisy Buchanan and Megan Nolan write about what can be learnt about restaurants from reading Jilly Cooper, and hangover food. As well as recipes by April Bloomfield, Henry Harris and Rowley Leigh, and stories about Meursault soup, Muscat, 10 essential books that no wino should be without, rosé Champagne, fibbing chef’s menus, rap’s obsession with restaurants, the wineification of cider, wine myths, and the much-maligned Champagne flute.
Noble Rot is a food and wine magazine, a "Shrine to the Vine."