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RICHARD ESLING: Californian wines in the limelight

The wine regions of California were in the news last month, but for all the wrong reasons.

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Cognac mushrooms on crostini with goats cheese fritters

TONY STAPLES: This versatile dish is ideal for a starter this Christmas

Make your recipes work harder this festive season so you don’t have to, says Tony Staples, executive head chef of the Arora Hotel, in Crawley.

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Wim Truter, KWV chief winemaker, at the tasting lunch

RICHARD ESLING: New wines from the old New World

The South African wines from KWV have been around for a long time – nearly 100 years in fact.

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The awards trophy

Sussex food and drink grand finalists celebrate success

The grand finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2018 were revealed today following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 15,000 public votes.
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Unique restaurant partnership celebrates its first ground-breaking year at Goodwood

Restaurants of note never stop pushing boundaries.

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It's International Sherry Week

RICHARD ESLING: A good excuse to buy a bottle of sherry

The great British love affair with sherry seemingly dates back to the wars between us and the Spanish Empire in the 16th century.

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Spicy Vietnamese Style Salad with grilled Paneer

DAVID WOODS: Spice up winter with a salad that keeps on giving

If the winter blues have struck and you’re feeling a little gloomy, then this will perk you up.

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Inside the winery at Chateau Laur, Cahors

RICHARD ESLING: Malbec – a powerful taste from a fragile grape

Most wine drinkers in this country will have come across the deep coloured, powerful flavoured red wine made from the Malbec grape.

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Property: Period home that overlooks an ancient castle

Property: Period home that overlooks an ancient castle

Interested in a home that looks out directly over a castle? Well this house is for you.

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Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Property of the Week: Perfect home for the keen walker

Keen walker? Then this property is the perfect home, with idyllic walks from your doorstep.

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REVIEW: White Horse at Chilgrove gallops to first place

From the row of neatly upturned Wellington boots to the array of hand made walking sticks, you know from the moment you cross the threshold of The White Horse that this is a true country pub.

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The old city of Basel invites you to a stroll. Copyright: Switzerland Tourism. Photo: swiss-image.ch/Gian Marco Castelberg & Maurice Haas

Basel - a city of contrasts

For those keen to take a break from the relentless stresses of life in the fast lane, consider a long weekend in Basel.

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Food for 2018

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

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NOSTALGIA: Final look at 1987 storm damage in Eastbourne

We take our final look this week at the damage caused by the Great Storm of 1987 and how caravan sites along the coast suffered.

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A night at the opera

Annemarie Field, a self-confessed opera newbie, discovers a visit to Glyndebourne is about more than just the opera......

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Property of the Week: Four aces of grounds with Sussex-style home

A substantial Sussex-style property near Hankham village and set in around four acres of ground is on the market.
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Recipe courtesy of Waitrose. Thousands of recipes can be found at www.waitrose.com/recipes

Recipe: Leek and garlic mushroom pasta

As it is World Pasta Day we thought we would share this recipe for a quick and simple pasta dish that does not use too many ingredients.

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A selection of AC Bordeaux Wines

RICHARD ESLING: Bordeaux that doesn’t break the bank

In the light of auction prices of some Bordeaux wines in the hundreds of pounds per bottle (even for recent vintages), together with reports that some Bordeaux wine prices have increased seven-fold in the past ten years, one could be forgiven for avoiding wines from this region, believing that a second mortgage would be necessary to try some.

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Cod supreme with butternut squash

TONY STAPLES: Go nutty with butternut squash

Add a splash of colour to your autumn dishes with versatile butternut squash says Tony Staples, executive, head chef of the Arora Hotel in Crawley.

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Ever wondered what the most used emoji is?

Millions of Brits baffled by half the functions on their smartphone

Brits are spending millions of pounds a year on tech - with features they NEVER use, according to research.

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