Mount Etna: Italy’s most exciting new wine region

Sample bottles from this up-and-coming region before everyone else cottons on

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.

Dry January is over: here’s what to drink

The cold snap provides ample opportunity for brandy and port while clichéd cocktails are set to make a comeback

The best wines from South Africa

The much maligned South African Pinotage grape is due a renaissance

A triumph from the Dolomites

The best Super Tuscan that’s not from Tuscany

For festive drinking, choose Christmas spirits

December is a great time of the year to rebel against what Kingsley Amis called ‘the tyranny of wine’

How blind tastings led to wine’s identity crisis

Forty years after the infamous ‘Judgment of Paris’, it’s still easy to make mistakes

How to bluff as a wine buff

Masquerade as a connoisseur with these tips from The Wine Show’s Amelia Singer

The best wines for Christmas 2018

A guide to this year’s best value supermarket wines

A woman on a mission to keep the fine wine flowing

Lizzy Rudd, the new chairman of Berry Bros & Rudd, on the tricks of the wine trade, working with family and drinking responsibly

20 courses with 20 wines? These are pairings from paradise

Mugaritz in Basque Country offers the most memorable foodie experience anywhere on the planet

Wine holidays off the beaten track

Vintage wine trips aren’t just the reserve of Napa Valley and the south of France

How Armenia’s winemaking heritage is being rejuvenated

Henry Jeffreys visits a country rediscovering its viticultural riches

The Amateur Drinker: Vintage memories of Blackberry Way

After a lifetime of abstinence, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle. This week, he tries red wine

The best Rioja has lost the right to its name – thankfully

Like many other drink lovers, I haven’t really taken this Spanish wine seriously. Until now

Three bottles of counterfeit wine used as evidence in the trial of wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan

How to spot counterfeit wine

Con artists are flooding the fine wine market with fakes

A New World of wine to discover

The astonishing Aussie ‘Noirs’ that rival premier cru Burgundy

Beware the cult of ‘natural wine’

Many, if not most, of the reds taste like flawed cider or rotten sherry. Whites can be better but have no aftertaste

Is ‘duty free’ really duty-free?

Bargain hunting for booze can be a tricky business at airports

Eight wines to go with your pancakes on Shrove Tuesday

We’ve selected the perfect bottles of wine to partner up with your pancakes

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

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

Five most read articles of 2016

From left wing berks to rip off wine lists, here’s a run down of Spectator Life’s most popular pieces from the last 12 months