On the pour: Cornas

Every month we highlight a wine available to taste in the Enomatic machines in our London Shop. With Easter on the horizon, Joshua Friend chooses a lamb-friendly bottle from the Northern Rhône

On the pour: Chinese wine

Each month we share a little bit more about just one of the bottles available to taste in our London shop. This month Joshua Friend picks something a little unusual: a Cabernet blend from Ningxia in China

Ready, set, sake

Delicate, savoury, aromatic and refreshing: sake is just as fascinating and delicious as wine but can be underappreciated. After an off-putting first encounter, Wine Advisor (but sake novice) Joshua Friend explains how he became a convert

In defence of the sommelier

Stereotypically snooty, the sommelier has – historically, at least – had a bad rep; here, Joshua Friend explains just why wine service matters and how to make the most of those creating restaurant wine lists