How goose flew back into festive fashion

The traditional Christmas bird is making a comeback

Don’t waste good sherry on granny this Christmas

Our 12 Drinks of Christmas series continues with a selection of fine sherries to sample

The best American whiskeys to drink this Christmas

The first in our 12 Drinks of Christmas series, courtesy of the Thinking Drinkers

The only way to survive Christmas is to hide

The festive season puts us all in mortal danger

The art of good mulling

How to make delicious and uplifting mulled wine at home

Forget tacky Christmas jumpers, go for a designer number this winter

The trend for Christmas jumpers has gone upmarket – here’s a guide to the best posh festive pullovers

Is AR shopping for life or just a gimmick for Christmas?

Covent Garden’s augmented reality experience aims to bring shopping bang up to date – but is it worth the hassle?

Christmas sandwiches are disgusting – and here are the worst of them

A run down of the worst festive food currently being peddled in our high streets

Four of the best Christmas hampers

Spectator Life runs the gamut from Waitrose to Harrods