Guides

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Wine without additives

The growth of biodynamic, organic and natural winemaking may have introduced innovative techniques to the market, but how should you explain the difference?

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The 12 bottles of Christmas

From Christmas eve through to New Year’s day, Honest Grapes wine director Tom Harrow suggests the perfect wine accompaniment for every festive moment during the holiday season

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A guide to light bikes

Do you want a bike so pared back that it almost needs tethering in the wind? Richard Peace looks at the pros and cons of light bikes to see whether the benefits stack up.

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How to curate your own art collection

As the Frieze Art Fair gets underway in London, Whitney Hintz, Curator of Hiscox’s art collection, offers tips on how you can best put together a great art collection of your own.

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A guide to hassle-free cycling

Does the thought of fixing a puncture fill you with dread or are you happy to get your hands dirty? Cycling expert Richard Peace explains how to keep your bike in good order