Labels Of Love: The Art Of Wine

Bottles have never been brighter, as new-wave producers use striking graphics to lure the buyer


Heineken’s Aim To Have A Positive Impact In Africa

Letter: John-Paul Schuirink of Heineken responds to a Guardian long read


Vintage Wisdom: Jeanette Winterson On Wine

The author is a long-time wine lover. Here, she shares her cellar secrets and reflects on how Britain finally succumbed to the grape


Hunker Down And See Out The Winter With Valpolicella

Three lush and rich reds from the Veneto


Don’t Tip Away That Stale Beer!

Stale beer adds oomph to stocks and cakes, while any lingering bubbles help make a beautiful batter


Cocktail Of The Week: Jinjuu’s Passionfruit Martini

Passionfruit liqueur and soju, the national drink of Korea, combine in this refreshingly unusual tipple


Is Furmint The Tastiest Grape You’ve Never Heard Of?

Often overlooked, furmint is the star ingredient in sweet Tokaji wines from Hungary, but dry styles are now making headlines, too


Short, Sharp Shots: How The Micrococktail Revolution Is Transforming Spirits

Shots used to be the quick way to get the party going, but now adventurous bartenders are mixing up compact cocktails to introduce exciting new flavours


Nigel Slater’s Red Cabbage With Cider And Steamed Potatoes Recipe

A cheap, cheerful, colourful and quick dish that’s tasty too


Heineken Claims Its Business Helps Africa. Is That Too Good To Be True?

The long read: The Dutch beer giant likes to blow its own trumpet about the economic and social benefits it brings to Africa ? but revelations of sexual harassment and low pay show a different picture

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