Dry January? Explore the delights of no-alcohol mixology.
Fortnum & Mason’s Sparkling Tea is — without a doubt — just as good as champagne. Head to the Fortnum & Mason Bar and Restaurant in the Exchange’s stunning courtyard for a glass (or bottle): a must-try for those who love something with bubbles.
With complex flavours and remarkable layers, notes of tropical fruits on the nose precede a palate of lemongrass, water mint and Darjeeling, leading into drier tannins and a long-lasting hint of jasmine on the finish. It’s available, too, in Rosé — wonderfully crisp and elegant, yet notably drier than the original — which you can find in the brand’s retailer. Why not take home a bottle to liven up a midwinter Friday?
Afterwards, venture down into our historic vaults to experience the award-winning outfit that is The Libertine and its fabulous range of mocktails. Choose from a Strawberry Cooler (with Caleño Light & Zesty, Strawberries, Honey, Basil and Soda), the Ginger Mojito (with Caleño Dark & Spicy, Apple, Lime, Agave, Mint and Ginger Ale) and the Crodino Spritz — a refreshing alcohol-free alternative to the popular Aperol version.