Pairings | Ageing wine

How to create a modest wine cellar on a budget

How to create a modest wine cellar on a budget

You don't have to have a luxury apartment to have a wine cellar argues Peter Pharos. Here's how he did it on a budget.

How long does wine keep?

How long does wine keep?

The question I get asked most often as a wine writer is how long you should keep a bottle of wine. It’s one of those ‘How long is a piece of string?’ questions: it depends both on the bottle and the drinker.

Win a Coravin wine access system worth £269

Win a Coravin wine access system worth £269

This month’s prize is the perfect present for a wine geek but any wine collector is going to want it for themselves. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.

Does great wine need to be aged?

Does great wine need to be aged?

It’s been an article of faith as long as I’ve been writing about wine that you need to age the best wines in your cellar. We sniff at consumers who buy and crack open a first growth as unsophisticated but maybe they’re the ones who know best?

Do magnums and other large format bottles age better?

Hugo Rose examines the conventional wisdom that they do.

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