Monthly Archives: July 2013

Summer cocktails for the easily befuddled

Call me a terrible lightweight but I’m a little wary of drinking cocktails when the sun is out. A good summer drink should be like a relaxing soak in the pool but the sort of cocktails I love, Martinis, Manhattans … Continue reading

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Enough of these undrinkable craft beers

I have a friend who has been a real ale bore since his teens. During student pub crawls in Oxford he used to quiz unwary landlords on cellar temperatures and other arcane CAMRA matters. When he first visited New York … Continue reading

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I’m bored with wine

Of course I’m not! I love wine. I’m just bored of ordinary wine. As a wine columnist for the Lady I get sent lots of samples. It sounds very exciting but the truth is that most of them aren’t very … Continue reading

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