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Interviews The Collection
Daniel Boulud: ‘I get told that fine dining is over, but I don’t think so’
Single malts: Distillery originals vs Independent bottlings
Italy’s most collectible wines
Meet the wine world’s celebrity pruner
Tradition and togetherness in Chianti’s Radda commune
The former estate of the tenth-century Marquis of Tuscany, Monteraponi is a shining example of the traditional winemaking techniques and collaborative ethos that marks Radda in Chianti Classico
The finest chocolate in the world
Some of the finest cacao beans in the world are grown in Venezuela, says Fiona Beckett, as she dips into the terroirs of cru chocolate
Giorgio Locatelli: “There isn’t really such a thing as Italian cuisine”
He’s London’s most famous Italian chef, and now a tv star back in his native Italy. So what does Giorgio Locatelli make of the way Italian food is presented in his adopted homeland?
Why Super-Tuscans have fallen from fashion
Once the undisputed darlings of the fine wine scene, the ultra-expensive, ultra-polished Super-Tuscans face a new challenge as the wine world's focus shifts to authenticity, says Walter Speller
Scotch whisky: distillery originals vs independent bottlings
How do independently bottled single malts fare against Scotch whisky distilleries’ own releases? Joel Harrison and Colin Hampden-White compare the Indies with the classics
Italian wines for investment: better known than understood
It makes some of the most revered wines in the world, but Italy has some way to go before it becomes a must-have for wine investors
Does terroir exist in Scotch whisky?
The concept of terroir in wine is well known, but can Scotch whisky share a sense of place, too? Andrew Jefford delves into mist, myth and meaning
Andrew Jefford: tips for wine lovers whose heads are turned by whisky
Many wine lovers set out on a path from grape to grain, but it's paved with pitfalls. Andrew Jefford offers some advice as he charts a course between single malts and blends, how and when to water, and more...
The great collectable wines of Australia
From Grange to Wendouree, Hill of Grace to Grosset, Huon Hooke lists his 15 most collectable Australian wines
Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: wines to drink now
They are two of the greatest – and most expensive – Bordeaux vintages ever. For those lucky enough to have them in their cellar – or wanting to splash out in lockdown – which wines are most approachable now?
Australia’s other great wines: Life beyond Grange
The great names in Australian wine have long been chased by collectors, with the result that prices have moved beyond the comfort zone of many wine lovers. Natasha Hughes MW pinpoints some lesser-known names to look for among the country's new-wave wines
The finest chocolate in the world
Some of the finest cacao beans in the world are grown in Venezuela, and there are few who understand their transformation better than the luminaries of the Compagnia del Cioccolato. Club Oenologique dips into the world of cru chocolate. Food stylist: Jayne Cross
Collection 1: Champagne panel tasting
"This was a Champagne lover's dream tasting, a line-up of the best" - Essi Avellan MW
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