Too much alcohol and chilli can set your palate on fire, but there are plenty of wines that match well with all sorts of spicy foods if you know where to look.
Portugal’s most prized red wine grape, Touriga Nacional, has enjoyed a recent publicity boost and has long been touted by those-in-the-know as a potential rockstar beyond Port.
What do winemakers mean when they use the term 'Bordeaux blend'? Here are some of the finest wines from around the world, made outside Bordeaux, that would be a fitting centrepiece to any dinner party.
Is there an official list of the 'noble grapes'...?
Fiona Beckett shares some ideas for bottles of rosé that may be past their best drinking days...
What does it mean when a wine is over-extracted, and how does it happen?