Cocktails & drinks

Raise a toast with our classic cocktail recipes, party drinks and guides to the best spirits, wine, beer and soft drinks. Plus, find advice and tips from our experts.
How to make kombucha

How to make kombucha

Try your hand at fermenting a flavoured brew with our easy kombucha recipe.
Top sustainable wines for 2020

Top sustainable wines for 2020

If you've vowed to drink more sustainably this year, try these expertly picked bottles.
How to make a frappé

How to make a frappé

Make our easy frappé in just five minutes, then top with ice cream for extra indulgence.
The 9 best drinks trolleys and bar carts

The 9 best drinks trolleys and bar carts

Kit yourself out with a beautiful bar cart to display your favourite drinks.
Valentine's Day cocktails

Valentine's Day cocktails

Mix up a romantic cocktail with these simple but impressive ideas.

Top 5 flavoured gins

Rhubarb gin Recipe

Rhubarb gin


(29 ratings)

Strawberry gin Recipe

Strawberry gin


(6 ratings)

Capture the true taste of summer with this berry-infused spirit that makes a...
Raspberry gin served in a bottle with fresh raspberries Recipe

Raspberry gin


(2 ratings)

Preserve the taste of summer in a bottle with this raspberry gin, perfect...
Damson gin in glasses and decanter with label Recipe

Damson gin


(8 ratings)

Bottle up a taste of autumn with our homemade damson gin. The flavour matures...
Sloe gin Recipe

Sloe gin


(6 ratings)

Make this sloe gin in advance and leave to mature for a richly rounded, fruity...

Top 5 smoothies

Strawberry smoothie served in a tall glass Recipe

Strawberry smoothie


(6 ratings)

Green smoothie in glass Recipe

Spinach smoothie


(4 ratings)

Whizz up our spinach smoothie with avocado, sweet mango and milk in minutes. If...
Green smoothie in glasses with straws, alongside sliced limes and nuts Recipe

Kale smoothie


(10 ratings)

Give yourself a dose of vitamin C in the morning with this vegan green smoothie...
Kiwi fruit smoothie Recipe

Kiwi fruit smoothie


(8 ratings)

This simple kiwi, mango and pineapple fruit smoothie makes an ideal morning...
Sunshine smoothie Recipe

Sunshine smoothie


(11 ratings)

Start your day off with a little ray of sunshine - a low-fat smoothie that'...
Lots of bartenders add an extra splash of booze to a bloody mary. Manzanilla sherry adds a dry mineral taste to give depth to the drink, and a splash of stout adds smoothness and a beery tang.
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