Fine wine

Counterfeit wines and how to spot them

Wine is one of the most popular forms of alternative investment and amongst the most sophisticated. Yet despite the industry’s exclusive reputation it too is a victim of counterfeiting. We speak to wine expert Tom Gearing to understand a little more about how the industry works, and for his advice on how to purchase fine wines for investment without falling prey to fakes.

Wines to savour this summer

With no sign of the summer heatwave ending, Zeren Wilson recommends the rosé, white, sparkling and even red wines to be drinking or investing in while the sun’s out

Where to find the best sparkling wines

With this year’s London Wine Week offering champagne dinners, fizzy tastings and even English sparkling wine masterclasses, Zeren Wilson searches out bubbly that not only holds its value but increases it

What are the perfect wine and food combinations?

Everyone knows that a bold Cab Sav goes with a rare steak, but what happens when the flavours get a bit more exotic? Wine writer Zeren Wilson looks for the rules when it comes to finding the right wine for the right food