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Get the latest news and features on wine, beer and spirits, with expert advice and recommendations from the leading drinks experts from around the world. We’ve got the latest tasting reports with Luxury Lifestyle Magazine editors’ newest ratings of recommended wines, health updates, interviews with celebrities, chefs and sommeliers.

Top autumn wines: Seasonal hints and delicious tints

Kishore and Smita Iyengar discover it’s all about changing colours and attitudes, as nature’s charms captivate your spirits in enchanting, premium world class wines and golden autumn and winter moods....

Daniel Eros Carnio, the founder and director of Oenofuture, picks out his three coolest places on the planet to own a winery Ever dreamed of owning your own winery? In our busy, fast-paced modern world,...

Renowned rare spirits company The Last Drop Distillers are launching a 1982 Bourbon from award-winning Buffalo Trace Distillery as their 13th release in the company’s 10-year history. With only 44 bottles...

We all love a glass of red at the end of a long day at the office, but how many of us have considered how that specific bottle ends up on our dining room table? For many among us, we’ll take the word...

After a long day of striking big business deals or a tiring transatlantic flight, there is nothing better to come home to than a good glass of wine. One of the world’s most beloved ways to unwind from...

Anyone with an interest in wine will know that this beloved tipple comes in a vast number of varieties, and from regions to grapes, vintages to variety, there’s a lot to get your head around when it...

The London Distillery Company (TLDC) says its become the first to successfully distil whiskey in the nation’s capital for more than 100 years, with the launch of its super-premium Rye Whiskey LV-1767...

Daniel Eros Carnio, the founder and director of Oenofuture, picks out his favourite wine bars and shops in London. Although the streets of London are full of bars and pubs, finding an amazing wine bar...

People often talk about food and wine pairings; Cabernet Sauvignon is best paired with red meat, and that Pinot Grigio should always be put with fish dishes. Of course, alcohol on the table is always great,...

At Sula Vineyards, India’s number one winery and largest wine producer in the country, there is so much to do that it makes for a holiday like no other. Travel writer Bindu Gopal Rao checks in to...

Looking for the perfect beer and food pairing? We asked the experts at Brewhouse & Kitchen for their top picks for some of Britain’s best loved dishes. The curry For a chicken tikka masala or...

Daniel Eros Carnio, the founder and director of Oenofuture, looks at how the Burgundian approach is taking root in iconic wine producing regions like Barolo in Piedmont. Most wine lovers and drinkers will...

We all know France boasts some of the world’s best bottles of wine, but to an inexperienced wine drinker, a French wine list can seem intimidating. So step in, Thierry Givone, wine lover and founder...

Royal Salute Whisky has unveiled two limited edition gift sets to celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival in September. The new ‘Art of Blending’ gift sets are the first in Royal Salute’s...

We all love sipping on a chilled glass of Prosecco over the summer months, but did you know that the this deliciously refreshing drink holds several skin benefits? The experts at Glo Skin Beauty reveal...

Daniel Eros Carnio, the founder and director of Oenofuture, looks at the best wine gadgets on the market to vamp up your drinking experience this year. Although we’ve been making and drinking wine for...

Thinking about joining the 3.5 million vegans in the UK but worried about missing out on your favourite things? Veganism is a world away from the boring and restricted lifestyle that you might imagine!...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR waltz with the distinctive bouquets and distinguished flavors of premium world wines and the diverse fragrances and exotic spices that highlight authentic, princely Indian cuisine. There...

Luxury investments (such as art, jewelry, classic cars and fine wine) have become a popular alternative for investors over the last twenty years. In autumn 2017, the Knight Frank Luxury Index (KFLI) reported...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR discover the magic of summer, bottled into gloriously grand, superlatively fragrant world wines and their delightful flavours. ‘Let the Sunshine In”….that nostalgic yesteryears...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR exult in the enchanting synergy between fine exotic perfumes and the outstanding fragrances and irresistible flavors of superlative world wines. It’s an olfactory awareness...

Champagne Armand de Brignac has today announced the exciting UK launch of the new Blanc de Blancs en Magnum. A rare champagne produced with 100% Chardonnay, the Blancs de Blancs en Magnum is the newest...

With ‘Dry January’ over, it’s the perfect time to discover why staying in is the new going out. So why not sample the nation’s favourite tipple* and hold a wine tasting at home? Here are five top...

Whether you’ve simply cut down or gone the full distance this dry January, the month-long marathon is officially over by the time Valentine’s Day reaches us. The most romantic day, this often calls...

A rare 30 year old bottle of second edition Black Bowmore single malt whisky has been bought for a record £11,900 in an online auction held by Perth-based Whisky Auctioneer. Bought by an investor from...

Cooking has turned from a survival practice into an art of the highest form, as Michelin star chefs and food enthusiasts look for innovative ways to construct new flavours. For this purpose, they tend...

With no sign of the gin comeback letting up anytime soon, Ginuary really couldn’t come at a better time. Whether you see it as mother’s ruin or it’s your go-to tipple, its best to drink your gin...

For some fabulous fizz to the toast the New Year in with (or maybe you’re just knackered and at toast at 9.48pm will do before you settle down with a hot chocolate and a peaceful night in) we’ve...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR swirl and quaff some of the world’s most eclectic and outstanding robust red wines that synergize with your celebrations this festive season! ‘Dance the body music….!’...

Christmas, we are told, is a time of celebration and indulgence (isn’t that all year round?!) well what better way is there to indulge than with food and wine – food that is sumptuous and comforting...

Get the family together, play some board games, cook the meal of the year – sounds just wonderful doesn’t it? Well maybe it’ll turn out a little more stressful than that so if you can’t...

We pick out the finest bottles of Italian fizz for you to enjoy this festive season. Ombra Di Pantera, Prosecco Superiore Brut Millesimato DOCG Ombra Di Pantera, Prosecco Superiore Brut Millesimato DOCG,...

Grand goblets take KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR across the world’s most distinguished and reputed WINE dining restaurants where premium labels rule the palates. AL MAHARA – BURJ AL ARAB, DUBAI, UAE This...

Skip the robust reds and pop the cork on a bottle of white wine this festive season. Stopham Vineyard’s English wines are perfect for a ‘White Christmas’. Here are our top three picks from their...

Bowmore Islay Single Malt Whisky, widely regarded as the oldest licensed distillery on Scotland’s isle of Islay, has announced the release of Bowmore 1966, a rare and refined whisky from a golden...

Everyone loves drinking champagne. But, as you would expect, there are many right ways of going about drinking such a prestigious wine. Stefano Litti, Restaurant and Bars Manager at Sopwell House in St...

Last week I was invited to visit The Source at Sula Vineyards, the beautiful Tuscan-style boutique resort situated at the site of Sula’s historic first winery which heralded the birth of Nashik as India’s...

A guide to the best wines for winter, handpicked by The Vineyard hotel’s award-winning sommelier Roman Bourger, winner of the title ‘UK Young Sommelier of the Year’ for 2016. Chignin,...

Even those who know their Chardonnay from their Champagne may not be experts when it comes to wines made from home-grown grapes. Simon Woodhead, Winemaking Director of Stopham Vineyard, explains everything...

Loch Lomond Distillery is to release its oldest and rarest single malt whisky, priced at £12k. Limited to 60 decanters worldwide, the Loch Lomond 50 Year Old celebrates generations of dedication and craftsmanship...

If it’s music to your ears, then it’s liquid symphony to your palate. KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR waltz with fine world wines and serenade with immortal Western Classical music scores to unravel their...