Lead book review

Restaurateur Gavin Rankin enjoys a gastronomic trip to Belgium

30 November 2016 4:35 am

Restaurateur Gavin Rankin enjoys a gastronomic trip to Belgium but wishes travelling companion, chef Rowley Leigh, had kept his mouth…

Skin in the game

24 November 2016 3:00 pm

Terry Smith is in the news again. Not for being a Brexiteer — though he’s been committed to that cause…

Mount Gay Rum

22 November 2016 10:38 pm

Jonathan Ray visits the oldest rum distillery in the world and gets his hands dirty blending My travels round the…

The Joy of Chocolate

22 November 2016 10:29 pm

In Grenada, Jonathan Ray attempts to extend his life by eating plenty of dark chocolate. I’m in the House of…

Letter from the Caribbean #2

18 November 2016 3:08 am

Jonathan Ray gets his head around how to create the perfect rum cocktail. I’ve lost count of the number of…

Letter from the Caribbean #1

18 November 2016 2:59 am

Jonathan Ray gets a taste for rum but knows when it’s time to stop. Excitement in the Caribbean concerning Prince…

How to solve the engineering skills crisis

16 November 2016 3:00 pm

UK engineering is facing an insidious threat to its success – a chronic failure to get enough young people to…

Cover 12 November 2016

10 November 2016 3:00 pm

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Blind tasting

10 November 2016 12:10 am

In my line of work, I’m lucky enough to go to a lot of wine tastings – press tastings that…

Email Marketing Manager

5 November 2016 10:44 am

Job description An exciting new role has emerged at The Spectator magazine, one of the UK’s oldest, yet rapidly growing…

November Wine Club I

5 November 2016 2:17 am

Start your festive stockpiling right here, right now. Why wait until the week before Christmas to buy Berrys’ scrumptious own…

Post-election discussion

5 November 2016 2:13 am

After the American people have voted, what next for the US and the rest of the world? Join Sir Christopher…

Christmas cartoon offer

5 November 2016 2:11 am

Purchase a Spectator cartoon now to receive free framing in time for Christmas. Enter FRAME16 at checkout for your free…

Festive Wine lunch II

5 November 2016 2:07 am

Owing to overwhelming demand our business editor, Martin Vander Weyer, and our drinks editor, Jonathan Ray, will be hosting a…

Private view

5 November 2016 2:04 am

The Spectator invites you to a private breakfast view of Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts on 26…

Winemaker’s dinner

5 November 2016 2:00 am

Join us for a Spectator dinner featuring the wines of Armand de Brignac, a much-talked-about champagne house. Emilien Boutillat will…

Life’s Too Short to Drink Bad Wine

29 October 2016 1:13 am

We had a fine party at 67 Pall Mall last night to launch the new edition of Simon Hoggart’s Life’s…

Where there’s a will…

10 September 2016 9:00 am

‘Clonakilty, God help us,’ my Irish mother would say automatically when we drove into the town, in pious remembrance of…

Listening in to the Russians

10 September 2016 9:00 am

There are now enough books about Bletchley Park for it to become part of national mythology, along with the Tudors,…

Writing on the fly

10 September 2016 9:00 am

Bogotá airport, immigration form in hand. Tourist, migrant, businessman? Andrés Neuman ponders the descriptors, unsure which to tick. He opts…

Tomorrow’s world

3 September 2016 9:00 am

It may be difficult to believe when you think of Donald Trump, but the age of super-humans is almost upon…

The key to a hidden kingdom

27 August 2016 9:00 am

It’s a modern pastime to hypothesise about what makes a good relationship. One evening not long ago in a Berlin…

Seeing red

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Early on in his excellent and protean biography of a colour, Spike Bucklow quotes Goethe, writing in 1809: Every rope…

A meeting of two minds

12 August 2016 11:00 pm

This lovely, modest and precise book tells the story of the most productive friendship among the modernists, and the most…

Comment on Tartan-ing up the arts by Sunset66

12 August 2016 1:07 am

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