Finding faults: brettanomyces

Have you ever had a wine that smells like barnyard, or horse? In the second instalment of our series investigating the world of wine faults, we reveal all about brettanomyces

Finding faults: cork taint

How do you tell if wine is corked? In our new series, we look at the most common wine faults – and how to sniff them out. First up, it’s cork taint

On the table: Gezellig

From cereal cafés to pasta served in wheels of Parmesan, there’s no shortage of novel eateries in London. Sophie Thorpe delights in the delicious ease of a meal at Gezellig, a Holborn establishment proving how good classic can be

What are amphorae?

Amphorae – clay jars used to ferment and/or age wine – are an emblem of the natural wine scene. While their renaissance might have been tied to a hands-off approach, these ancient vessels are being adopted by winemakers across the globe – but why?