drinks

The five best Netflix shows, paired with the perfect drink

Drinks pairings aren’t just for candlelit dinners in Michelin starred restaurants. A well-chosen match of refreshment and entertainment at home…

27 Mar 2019

London’s best underground bars and restaurants

Delve beneath the city’s surface for some of the capital’s finest hidden restaurants and cocktail haunts.

Brexit: what your drink says about your politics

If you are ever in doubt about a person’s europhilia or euroscepticism, look no further than the drink in their hand

6 Feb 2019

The night I drank century-old champagne from a shipwreck

This sunken treasure had lost its bubbles — but the taste was sweetly intriguing

21 Feb 2018

The greatest whisky-drinking writers of all time

From Robert Burns to Hunter S Thompson

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

Craft breweries are increasingly looking to Europe for inspiration

Why armagnac is the best of the brandies

Make armagnac your French fancy this Christmas

Sir David Attenborough is dreaming of a green Christmas

Sir David was on hand at the Aqua Shard to unveil a 3D-printed Christmas ‘tree’

17 Nov 2016

All the presidents’ drinks

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

Gallery: Pergola on the Roof returns for winter

The rooftop eatery and drinks venue is back on top of the old BBC car park

4 Nov 2016

Mezcal: The Day of the Dead’s most potent spirit

Leave tequila on the shelf and give Mexico’s other fiery booze a try

Good spirits: A guide to London Cocktail Week

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

3 Oct 2016