Lloyd’s of London should be ashamed of itself for banning lunchtime drinking

Sack the drinkers who can’t behave themselves and leave the rest of the City’s thirsty workers to it

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

Whisky: the drink that sorts the women from the girls

Women are increasingly getting a taste for whisky

The perfect white wines for winter

When it’s really cold, there is nothing better than a glass (or two) of white

Dry January is finally over. Let’s ditch it for good next year

The winter months are the time to be compensating for the weather with red wine and spirits

Keep self-pouring beer pumps out of our pubs

If bar staff are replaced with automatic beer pumps, it would be a tragedy for the Great British pub

Avoid a hangover with a half of mild

It’s high time mild ale made a comeback

Toast the New Year with a Belgian beer

Embrace some beautiful beers from Belgium before Article 50 kicks in

Britain’s heading for Brexit, but our beer is going continental

Craft breweries are increasingly looking to Europe for inspiration

There’s more to fizz than prosecco and champagne

A guide to the best sparkling wines from around the world

Where sampling gin is a serious business

214 Bermondsey is a gin-lovers’ paradise, even if you don’t get a slice of lemon with your G and T

All the presidents’ drinks

A brief history of the Commanders in Chief who loved a drop

High Life v Low Life

One covers Park Lane, the other Skid Row. But who really has the more refined palate?

There’s more to California wine than Napa

Wines from the Santa Ynez Valley are more than worthy of our attention

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

An absolutely fabulous guide to quaffing champagne

Ab Fab’s Helen Lederer celebrates National Champagne Week in style

Good spirits: A guide to London Cocktail Week

London Cocktail Week is bringing an array of wild and wonderful booze to the capital

Forget claret and California, Rhône is the ruler of the reds

Uncorking a bottle of rouge from the Rhône is the perfect way to celebrate International Grenache Day

Why wine experts are so easy to con

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

Summer calls for Pimm’s, not Aperol Spritz

At university we used to fill up paddling pools with the stuff. But where has Pimm’s gone this summer?

A toast to grape Britain

A Prosecco shortage? Maybe try Grape Britain.

Buck fizz

Surely it should be OK to dislike Champagne?

Zen and the Art of Scotch

Miranda Grant is enthusiastic about whisky. At last December’s whisky auction in Edinburgh, a bottle of 55-year-old Glenfiddich was sold…