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Hairclubbing in Soho

Henry Jeffreys pays a visit to the trendy London salon with a cocktail bar in its basement

Low-alcohol drinks: the good, the bad and the bubbly

Drinks to savour (and what to avoid) when on the hunt for a softer option

I can’t handle these half pints

The trouble with letting children into pubs

Drinking with dad is one of life’s great pleasures

Treat your old man to a decent drop this Father’s Day

A worker at the Kavalan distillery in Taiwan charring a wooden whisky barrel

There’s a world of whisky beyond Scotch, Irish and bourbon

The best whiskies to try from England, India, Taiwan and beyond

Jonathan Meades has written a cookbook to savour

The Plagiarist in the Kitchen has no time for foodie pretentions

Bottles of champagne in an ice bucket

Treat mum to some top notch booze on Mother’s Day

Stock up on quality gin, prosecco and whisky to make Mothering Sunday special

Staying in with some quality booze is the best option for Valentine’s Day

Henry Jeffreys recommends wines and spirits to fall in love with on February 14

Fine wines to splash out on for Christmas

Four top notch tipples that are worth spending big on

2015 is the only vintage wine-lovers need to remember

If your mind goes blank when picking out a bottle, just go for one very good year

When healthy eating was a packet of salt-and-vinegar crisps. Golden Wonder, not Walkers

I always smuggle a couple of subversive Digestive biscuits into my daughter’s school lunch box

Why wine experts are so easy to con

A new documentary shows that gullibility goes with the glugging in the world of fine wine

Is Lewisham really so ’orrible?

It’s scruffy and scary, but things are looking up

Served Cool

Last year there was an incident in a French restaurant involving a notable wine-maker (I’m not allowed to mention his name…

Family cases

Many men really can only communicate through sport. It provides a ritualised way to argue, to become passionate and to…

A cool glass

Red-faced, plummy-voiced, with a big nose, the wine snob is a familiar social stereotype. He might laugh at you at a…