The festive season is the perfect time to learn about wine with so many cork popping celebratory moments. The purchasing and tasting opportunities are plentiful and a little knowledge will go a long way.
From how to taste wine, pair it with food -from meat to cookies, flavour profiles to a few essential wine hacks, there's always so much more to learn about wine.
Fill in any gaps in your knowledge with our collection of 11 easy charts listed below, and you'll be guaranteed to hold your own at any dinner party.
This great guide offers some useful advice on which wine to drink with red meat or fish, and not only that, it tells you why you should choose it. For example, did you know you can happily enjoy a glass of pinot noir with salmon? But why? Have a look at this handy infographic and find out.
This is the ideal go to guide when you're in one of those frustrating predicaments like being on a picnic with a chilled bottle of white and you've fogotten the corkscrew. Have a look to find out about the ribbon and shoe method and more besides in this guide to 14 wine hacks.
Reach for a glass of red to unwind in an evening? You could be onto something in this research that suggests a little wine makes you smarter, more creative and attractive. But we knew that aleady right?
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.
World Whisky Day is the perfect excuse to raise a glass of the spirit and savour its character and flavour. But there's a lot more to whisky than hot toddies and cocktails - it makes a great ingredient, adding punch and flavour to your cooking.