Nina Caplan writes on drink for the New Statesman. She tweets as @NinaCaplan.

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Food and Drink
27 September 2012
This is a tale of two lunches, although one was actually early supper and the other lasted so long and nourished me so...
Food and Drink
05 September 2012
Get yourself expressed, said Virginia Woolf – and one way or another, with pen or paint, we mostly do. When the...
Culture
15 August 2012
Looks can be deceiving.
Food and Drink
19 July 2012
Why magnums really are the best.
Food and Drink
20 June 2012
They call her a young country, but they lie,” wrote A D Hope in the poem “Australia” – but when...
Lifestyle
30 May 2012
If life gives you nothing but lemons, I suggest you slice them, add ice, drown them in gin and don’t let too much...
23 May 2012
The memory of the Holocaust haunts my family to this day.
Culture
09 May 2012
  There aren’t many places where whites are exposed to more prejudice than any other colour, but wine...
Food and Drink
09 May 2012
Jewish cuisine and British dining.
Culture
26 April 2012
Peter Carey doesn’t want to talk about Australia. “Christ,” he laughs, “I only gave you four...
Culture
04 April 2012
  Here I am, sipping Armagnac and pondering speed. My balloon, with a couple of inches of tawny nectar...
Food and Drink
26 March 2012
There comes a point in every gourmand's life when she must face the awful truth: she is out of synch with the...
Food and Drink
05 March 2012
The dictionary says: "a clear alcoholic spirit distilled from grain or malt and flavored with juniper berries...
12 February 2012
If, as much of the world believes, we Brits are culinary dunces, how do you explain our longstanding passion for sherry...
Food and Drink
23 January 2012
Hold on to your heads, fellow drinkers: January is upon us and I propose to discuss hangovers. Awaking pale and...

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