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What to Drink Now - Wine - Wine & food pairing What to Drink Now

Fancy something a bit different? Simon Woods picks out some notable off-the-beaten-track wines, from a Croatian rosé to a German Pinot Grigio.

Pep up your puds: dessert liqueurs - Wine - Wine & food pairing Pep up your puds: dessert liqueurs

Liqueurs aren’t just for cocktails or Christmas. They make the perfect partner to all manner of desserts, from mango sorbet to jam roly-poly.

Western promise - Wine - Wine & food pairing Western promise

It’s Western Australia’s time to shine. James Ramsden samples some of the finest food, wine and attractions on offer.

Mix and Match - Wine - Wine & food pairing Mix and Match

There are some key principles that make pairing a suitable wine with what you’ve cooked at home very much easier. Square Meal explains, with a little help from California’s vast array of grape varieties and wine styles

Wine tasting evening with Matthew Jukes - Wine - Wine & food pairing Wine tasting evening with Matthew Jukes

Wine writer Matthew Jukes hosts a tasting of 16 Antipodean wines, covering a selection of grape varieties, followed by a four-course dinner with wine pairings.

A Feast for the Fall + Californian Autumn Wines - Wine - Wine & food pairing A Feast for the Fall + Californian Autumn Wines

With autumn here, it’s time to make some richer, more substantial dishes. And these work so well with California’s full-bodied whites and voluptuous reds, says Natasha Hughes

The Taste of Summer - Wine - Wine & food pairing The Taste of Summer

Summer is a time for socialising, for inviting friends round for an alfresco meal. Natasha Hughes comes up with some perfect seasonal dishes to enjoy with a glass or two of Californian wine

Californian Food & Wine - Wine - Wine & food pairing Californian Food & Wine

Choosing the right wine for a meal can be a tricky process. Natasha Hughes explains the basic rules of food matching and guides you through the popular grape varieties

Great Recipes for Autumn, with wines to match - Wine - Wine & food pairing Great Recipes for Autumn, with wines to match

With the nights drawing in, it’s time to seek comfort in great food matched with rich but elegant wines. Natasha Hughes suggests three dishes to cook at home and recommends some ideal California wine styles to drink with them

Great Recipes for Summer, with Wines to Match - Wine - Wine & food pairing Great Recipes for Summer, with Wines to Match

It’s the season for fresh flavours and minimal time in the kitchen. Natasha Hughes comes up with some simple summer dishes and suggests the perfect Californian wines to drink with them

Dairy delights - Wine - Wine & food pairing Dairy delights

Look out for these 10 great cheeses on restaurant cheeseboards

Fine Food and New World Wines - Wine - Wine & food pairing Fine Food and New World Wines

We've all done it: splashed out on an expensive, innovative meal, then played it safe with a wine from Burgundy or Bordeaux. To test the theory that the bold flavours of haute cuisine are just as well served by a match from the New World, Michelin-starred L’Ortolan held a special tasting, pairing sophisticated dishes with wines from Chile’s Vina Ventisquero. From 21 October to 20 November, Square Meal readers can enjoy a similar food and wine matching menu for £99. Now booking on 0118 988 8500.

Krug & Hakkasan - Champagne - Champagne & food pairing Krug & Hakkasan

Champagne is not what you’d automatically pick to drink with Chinese food, but Krug Grande Cuvée is a sensational match with dishes at Michelin-starred Hakkasan. Chris Losh reports

Sherry: a sleeping giant with food? - Wine - Spain Sherry: a sleeping giant with food?

If your knee-jerk response is ‘No, thanks’, you’re missing out. Spain’s signature fortified wine – and fino, in particular – is enjoying a renaissance. Chris Losh joined a tasting at Moro to put it through its paces