In conversation with a forger – how not to buy fake art

In 2007, Shaun Greenhalgh was arrested and imprisoned for art forgery. After 28 years of creating and selling forgeries to art dealers, it was a trio of Assyrian reliefs, and the keen eyes of The British Museum, that got him caught. We speak to Greenhalgh about his experiences as a forger, and ask his advice on how to avoid investing in a fake.

Antique vase

Expert advice for buying authentic antiques

Whether it’s art, furniture, ceramics or other highly collectible items; forging antiques has always been an attractive prospect for criminals looking for a high return on investment. We spoke to expert, David Harper, for his advice and experience on how to buy antiques, without falling for a fake.

Five ways to winter-proof your home

Your home may be your castle, but even the sturdiest stronghold needs a spot of groundwork. We explore five ways in which you can winter-proof your home.

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?

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