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Hidden Gems Of Slovenia And Croatia

The many great wines of these regions are foolishly overlooked in this country. Our loss, says David Williams

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Shop And Drink At Your Convenience

Fiona Beckett on wine A wine shop is no longer the mainstay of a decent bottle – you might be surprised by what you find at your corner shop


Cocktail Of The Week: Royal Rhubarb

The good mixer An homage to the arrival of field rhubarb, topped with champagne for a fancy finish


Who Made Britain The World Police?

Brief letters: Military action in Syria | Burglary | Competition and Markets Authority | Puzzles | Beer


World’s Largest Brewer Develops Greener Way To Put Bubbles In Beer

Gas bubbles will be generated without boiling, which AB InBev says will cut its CO2 emissions


Booze Bargain Hunt: The Best Budget Supermarket Tipples

With a £10 gin from Aldi named one of the best in the world, the likes of Lidl and Asda are giving drinkers cause for cheer. Here’s our guide to the best hidden treasures


Argentinian Wine Beyond Malbec

For many people, Agentinian wines are associated with just one grape – malbec. But there are plenty of others to try, says David Williams


Cocktail Of The Week: The Spread Eagle’s Vegan Tequila Sour

The good mixer Ditch the egg white for chickpea water and you have a Mexican classic with a vegan twist


Would You Drink Danny Devito’s Limoncello? The Big Names Trying To Sell Us Booze

From George Clooney and David Beckham to Jay-Z and Fergie, stars are adding a dash of glamour to tequila, whisky and champagne. In Drake’s words, it’s ‘one sip, and wooh!’

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