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Newly discovered Tennessee Williams story published for the first time

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As soon as he crossed the border into Italy, Tennessee Williams found his health was “magically restored”. “There was the sun and there were the smiling Italians,” wrote the author of A Streetcar Named Desire in his m...

Join the Big But Good Club

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Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand 2020 (from £9.25, Asda; widely available) There was widespread bafflement in the wine trade earlier this year when the parent company of New Zealand’s ...

Now for something totally different

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Clos la Coutale, Cahors, France 2019 (£ 8,95, thewinesociety.com) In this space last week I was writing about how the boom in Argentine malbec now reached as far as white wines. But I didn’t answer a question I’m repea...

Fit in my 40s: phew, a group bike ride that lets me catch up

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I’ve done enough group cycling in my life to say this with authority: it’s impossible for someone at my level, which is to say competent but not a grafter. Cycling clubs tend to be wonderfully inclusive and will meet ...

The push for vaccine passports ignores the arguments raging around them

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Vaccinations are the high point of human reason. Devised under clinical conditions by scientists interested only in what works, they represent the mastery of the rational world over chaotic nature; e anche, of course...

Crowd-pleasing white wines made from red grapes

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Trivento Reserve White Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2020, £8.25, The Co-op Malbec is absurdly popular at the moment. According to the Co-op, sales were up by almost a third in the past year, meaning it’s even more fashi...

Teenagers have taken up smoking in droves – and forgotten the lessons of the past

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We are as far away from 1980 now as we were then from 1939. I know that because I read it on the internet. I didn’t check it, because why would they put it there if it wasn’t true? Yet at the same time, it is patently...

Serena Williams withdraws from US Open with hamstring not healed

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Serena Williams has withdrawn from the US Open, marking another major setback in an extremely difficult season. Williams, who turns 40 next month, has not competed since she was forced to withdraw from her first round...

Wines for a warming world

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Gallina de Piel Roca del Crit, Empordà, Spagna 2018 (£19.99, butlers-winecellar.co.uk) This has been another exceptionally hot summer in southern Europe, one in which news outlets across the region have reported the re...

It’s time to say yay to viognier

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Yves Cuilleron La Petite Côte, Condrieu, Rhône, France 2019 (£44, greatwine.co.uk) Condrieu is the style that comes closest to how I imagined fine French wine would be when I was an impressionable teenager first disco...

Time for tea: refreshing alternatives to alcohol

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JING Jasmine Pearls Sparkling Tea (£17.95, jingtea.com) The British have been reducing their daily intake of tea for decades – a long, steady decline that has coincided with the seemingly inexorable rise of coffee. Bu...

Social care desperately needs funding, and the fairest way is inheritance tax

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Some problems are intractable because there are too many competing interests. Some are hard to solve because they’re hard to predict. And then there’s social care, which is very straightforward. It may be terrifying t...

The Suns are in trouble but Monty Williams knows what true darkness is

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Time has not been kind to the Phoenix Suns. Seven days ago they appeared to be on an inexorable march toward their first championship in franchise history while slapping the Milwaukee Bucks with double-digits losses a...

The toast of English vineyards

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Hambledon Classic Cuvée, Hampshire, England NV (from £28.03, laywheeler.com; Waitrose; majestic.co.uk) When I started writing about wine around the turn of the millennium, most coverage of English wine portrayed an in...

Fit in my 40s: an ice bath feels great (once the agony wears off)

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The ice bath found its modern pioneer in a man called Wim Hof. An inspiringly beardy gentleman with 1.9 million followers on Instagram, he proselytises cold exposure as part of a suite of self-improving exercises; yog...

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