Jonathan Ray

Jonathan Ray
summer wine. La Gitana.

The best summer wine 2015 is ready to drink now. There is no season like the summer that wears its transience so sharply. The scent of a riverside lily blended…

Hendrick's gin is one of the best gins to drink now

Gin can be a real tonic, and now there are so many great brands to chose from. Jonathan Ray is your spirit guide.

Douro Valley Port

There are few wine regions I look forward to visiting quite as much as I do Porto and the Douro Valley. The wine, of course, is unique, be it a…

The joint was jumping and there wasn’t a vicar or maiden aunt to be seen. At least, I didn’t spot one. But you never know with vicars these days. Or…

At a family christening recently the champagne flowed like water. So did a sparkling moscato from Brazil. Not the first country one would turn to for such a delicacy, but…

I’ve never been so humiliated or embarrassed in my life. Well, I have, but I’m not going to relate that dreadful débâcle here.   About this second most humiliating and…

Decanting your wine makes every drink more delicious. Jonathan Ray tells us how and what to decant.

As the fridge and cupboards fill with yuletide fare ensure your cellar is ready for the Christmas celebrations.

Renowned the world over as Tarzan, actor Christophe Lambert is one of many starts to have acquired a vineyard. But does the celebrity vineyard produce famous wine?