Nina Caplan is the 2014 Fortnum & Mason Drink Writer of the Year and 2014 Louis Roederer International Wine Columnist of the Year for her columns on drink in the New Statesman. She tweets as @NinaCaplan.

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Culture
27 March 2013
Wine is not simple.
Culture
07 March 2013
Don't be afraid of the wine experts.
Culture
14 February 2013
Is there any drink more befuddling than rum? Even the etymology is weird. It began as rumbullion, which may come from...
Books
07 February 2013
Draining the dregs.
Food and Drink
24 January 2013
Hush now, with your weather reports, your resolutions and exercise regimes. You may be in the chilly midst of an...
Food and Drink
23 December 2012
Here's to a well-fortified Christmas.
Food and Drink
06 December 2012
Before I launch into a hymn to sparkling wine, I’d better make something clear. I love champagne, with its rich...
Food and Drink
15 November 2012
Rich food deserves exciting partners.
Culture
25 October 2012
Give South African wines another go.
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...

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