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13 best vodkas: Smooth spirits to sip neat or mix in a cocktail

From breakfast bloody marys to late night espresso martinis, vodka is at the heart of a wide range of cocktails – here are the best bottles to stock your bar with

9 best picnic blankets for alfresco dining in the park

Whether you want a beautiful woollen blanket for romantic picnics or something sturdy and waterproof for regular use, be at the ready for sunshine with a portable picnic rug 

10 best coffee grinders that make the perfect espresso

Make yourself a fresh and flavoursome morning cup of joe with a precision piece of kitchen kit

15 best riojas

The dominant grape used in rioja is normally tempranillo, which is native to Spain

8 best ports

Sweet, flavoursome and enjoyed with much more than just cheese, it’s time to get to know this fortified wine

Muslims from New York on the essential home cooking of Ramadan

Tejal Rao explores the food that helps Muslims to overcome the ultimate test of willpower

15 best cavas

Enjoy sunny summer evenings with a glass of this classic Spanish fizz