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Columnists and Opinion

Rude veg to welcome us

Hardiest crops best for plots

Job means I will lose plot

Try lollies with a kick

Try lollies with a kick


Superstore summer Champers that's definitely worth a pop!

Who or what chomped my strawberries?

No to Apples and Blackberry

Eduardo Gomez sips from his Mezcal.

Worm turns for shot of Mezcal

(Left) Gavin McWilliam and (right) Andrew Wilson have created the Cloudy Bay Discovery Garden.

Wine inspires fresh thinking

The Mad Hatter on Iffley Road.

"It's all a bit mad . . . but I like it!"

Anthony Lloyd from Fallowfields Country House Hotel.

Micro flights: a little bit of what you fancy

Neil Phillips, the Wine Tipster

Wine tips from a man of impeccable taste

Hunger means plot thickens

Manhattan Cocktail

The secret gardens for sun worshippers

Benmarco Malbec 2011 Dominio del Plata from Mendoza for £12.99 from Majestic Wine Warehouse.

Always a reason to celebrate with Malbec

Plantation rum lined up for tasting.

Yes, it's cold outside but it's no rum deal

Lee Isaacs and Soledad Martin discuss Argentinean wine.

Friday pick-me-up stops me from seeing red

Quitting while you're behind

2009 Makutu Bay from Marlborough NZ

House wine was from wrong place

Christ Church House Malt.

A whisky master class

Lee Isaacs.

Savouring a wines's best description

Essenze Vine Dancer

Skinny wines take weight off mind

Seven of M. Chapoutier's Marsannes from 1998 to 2011.

Mixing the traditional and modern

Really wild after winter

Really wild after winter

Chateau Jaumard 2009, £17.99 from Stevens Garnier.

Best wines when it pays to go big

Pol Roger Cuvee.

Lovely Champagne is worth a pop

Managers Jack Pinnington and Alex Harmon drink beer out of a frosty glass.

The Big Society is a "youth club for adults."

Worms' fate in frozen waste

Worms' fate in frozen waste

OddBins on Little Clarendon Street.

Lighting up Burns Night

Rabbit Foot Spasm Band cider.

Band celebrates the brighter cider

Babycham at the Bookbinders.

Enjoy a retro revival with a Babycham and brandy

Tom Ellis talks Champagne at the O3 Gallery.

From Champagne to rum; recommendations for New Year's Eve

Escarpment The Edge Pinot Noir can be purchased at the Oxford Wine Company on Botley Road.

Last chance to pick up your plonk on Christmas Eve

Veuve Cliquot “shopping bag” cooler complete with bottle of Ponsardin Rose Brut, for £41.99; display only.

Be quick to snap up festive fizz

Luis Felipe Edwards Reserva Sauvignon Blanc

Get a taste for Christmas tipples

It's cool down on the plot

Hat Trick wine gift from Tanners Wine Merchants

Christmas wine gifts in the bag for earlybird buyers

The new Jim Beam collection, Devil's Cut, Black, Red Stag and Honey.

The devil finaly gets his share . . .

Getting overheated by warm wine

Emma Keene talks about gin.

A perfect spirit that's straight from the Cotswolds

Hand-made pizzas and wild toppings

Hand-made pizzas and wild toppings

Back to Earth: We're reaping the benefits

Berenice Marlohe and Daniel Craig star in Skyfall, in the scene in the casino in Macau.

Make like Bond and stir things up with a classy tipple

Bob Nielsen, owner of Brightwell Vineyard.

Local vineyards continue while others cancel harvest

Trapezio Vino Tinto from Ralph's Wines £12.50

Reds warm as the sun goes down

The classical week ahead

Savitri Grier

Oxford Philomusica: Sheldonian Theatre

Scores of talent in new jazz orchestra

Scores of talent in new jazz orchestra

Kitty Whately

Whately women in fine voice

Let the weeds be your friend

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