What to drink this summer: from Austrian Blaufrankisch to Greek Assyrtiko

Your guide to finding and enjoying the season’s best bottles.

21 Jul 2020

10 American drinks to try on July 4th

From Jack Daniels to a sophisticated Oregon wine, there’s no excuse for an empty glass this Saturday.

2 Jul 2020

The best wines to drink in June

Our guide to the month’s best bottles – Rhône, Riesling and a surprisingly sophisticated £5.50 sherry from Morrisons.

10 Jun 2020

Five wines that take you abroad

Since we’re not going anywhere fast, why not rely on these vintages to transport you?

1 Jun 2020

Six wines to savour during May

From rosé to rioja – our pick of the month’s best bottles.

7 May 2020

The best wines to enjoy during lockdown

Make self isolation a little more palatable with our pick of the month’s best wines.

6 Apr 2020
Cin Cin, Brighton

The five best places to eat in Brighton

No, there are no Michelin stars – yet – but London-on-Sea boasts some cracking eateries

27 Feb 2020

Wines of the month: Mencia is the trend-setting grape on everyone’s lips

Mencia’s floral flavours and a £7.25 bottle from Waitrose are the wines to watch out for in February.

14 Feb 2020

Where to drink in St James’s

Whatever your favourite tipple, there’s a watering hole for you in SW1A.

12 Feb 2020

Wines of the month: try Canadian fizz from British Columbia

Megxit provides us with the perfect excuse to toast the fine wines coming out of Canada, from Niagara to British Columbia.

23 Jan 2020

Does Jay Z’s Armand de Brignac champagne pass the taste test?

Reese Witherspoon famously stole a glass at the Golden Globes but, at £1,095 a bottle, does it live up to the hype?

16 Jan 2020

Wines of the month: 6 of the best for Christmas

2018 Alamos Uco Valley Malbec, 13.5%vol, (£6.99 if you mix 6; Majestic). From Mendoza’s Uco Valley, an easy-going Malbec that’s…

19 Dec 2019

How to build the perfect wine collection

In association with Honest Grapes   Buying wine should be a pleasure rather than a chore, just as drinking it…

11 Dec 2019

Wines of the week: try Queen Victoria’s favourite tipple

Here’s what to drink as we head into the festive season

29 Nov 2019

Wines of the week: try a pale red from South West Romania

A Pinot Noir from the hillside vineyards of South West Romania is one of our wines of the week

15 Nov 2019

Wines of the week: try port from the Douro Valley

From an established Beaujolais winemaker to an affordable white from Sancerre, here’s what to drink this weekend

8 Nov 2019

Wines of the week: watch the rugby final with a glass of English fizz

2010 Ambriel Classic Cuvée, 12%vol, (£72.50 per magnum) It’s the Rugby World Cup final this weekend and drink will be…

1 Nov 2019

Wines of the week: try wine from a renaissance vineyard

It’s easy to see why wines from Domaine Paul Blanck & Fils grace the tables of France’s grandest restaurants

25 Oct 2019

Wines of the week: try an Argentinian white that was made by mistake

Winemaker Francois Lurton ordered Chardonnay cuttings from France, was sent Pinot Gris by mistake, planted it anyway and was taken aback by how well it grew at altitude

18 Oct 2019

Wines of the week: try a pink crémant from Bordeaux

2018 Botte de Conti Pecorino Terre di Chieti, 12%vol, (£5.75; Lidl) I normally wouldn’t even look at a wine this…

11 Oct 2019

Wines of the week: try a Chardonnay from the Western Cape

We round up the best wines to drink this weekend

4 Oct 2019

Wines of the week: try a red from the foothills of the Andes

From South American reds to English fizz, here’s what to drink this weekend

27 Sep 2019

Great places to eat duck in London

From leg confit on waffle to duck wellington, nowhere serves duck quite like the capital

17 Sep 2019

Wines of the week: try an autumnal red from Avignon

From a plum-infused red wine to South Africa’s most elegant winery, here’s our pick of the week’s best vintages

13 Sep 2019

Wines of the week: try a Chilean red from a renowned winemaker

Taste the Chilean wine that should be in the cellar of every serious wine collector

6 Sep 2019

Wines of the week: discover the ideal red for meat lovers

Pair your steak with a Californian red and sip on a best-selling claret this week

1 Sep 2019