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Food & Drink

  • What to drink: Best fortified wine for Christmas tipples

    Drinks to keep that cosy winter feeling through Christmas to the new year - and pair deliciously with cheeses, puddings and nuts.

  • What to drink: Best wines to gift

    A good bottle of wine is a simple and stylish Christmas gift - from elegant Champagne to a smooth sherry here's what are our wine experts suggest you put under the tree.

  • Letterbox love: 47 gifts to send to their door

    Choose from these gorgeous artisan present boxes, sent nationwide, from bespoke biscuits to gin and chocolate, and pamper packs to paperbacks. That's Christmas sorted.

  • What to drink: Best red wine for chilly autumn nights

    The leaves are changing and the nights are getting cooler - perfect then, for cosying up in front of a fire with are good drop of red. Here are nine great wines that are great for autumn drinking.

  • What to drink: Organic wines

    It's Organic September so we're making the swap to more planet friendly vino... that means wine made using only organic grapes grown without any chemicals. It's better for you and better for the planet. Try these.

  • What to drink: best red wine for summer

    If you think red wine is only for cosy autumn and winter days, think again. Here are 9 totally drinkable summer red wines.

  • Gotta have it! Zingy, light tipple

    Fancy a sparkling little number to style out your summer drinking? We've found an alternative to wine that makes a gorgeous gift for a friend... or save it just for you!

  • Glug! New wines to buy and try

    Naked Wine sommelier and Gordon Ramsay alumnus Ray O'Connor spills the grapes on why he won't pay thousands for wine, what's in his cellar - and how to dodge hangovers

  • Summer barbecue guide: The best fish to grill

    Summer dining is all about the barbecue. But don't be afraid to include fish - it's quick, healthy and totally delicious. Here's a guide to the best fish for the grill, thanks to Williams and Bunkell Fishmongers in Claygate.

  • The Muddy Stilettos guide to hangover cures

    Socialising is back (and so are the hangovers). From gravy granules to cold lager, we asked some Muddy hell-raisers for their emergency remedies.

  • What to drink: white wines for spring

    Sunny spring days call for light white wines. So pack away your winter coats and heavy cool-weather wines, and pour yourself a crisp white wine. Here, our experts make a case for nine of their favourites.

  • What to drink: sparkling wine

    Looking for a special bottle to drink, but not sure where to start? Luckily, we're best buds with Surrey's leading wine experts - and we've collared them for their top choices. This month - to celebrate the end of lockdown - we're popping the cork on fizz.

  • Best Sunday roasts to order in

    Release the Yorkies! No need to slave over a roast. We've found 15 of the best Sunday lunches all available to takeaway from pubs in Surrey. Ready, steady, tuck in!

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Bottoms up! The best new indie drinks

    Got a large glass to hand? We’ve rounded up 43 of the best new independent drinks from across the Muddy counties from wine and gin to rum and beer.

  • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

    Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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