Six fabulous Christmas wines with a bargain Sauvignon Blanc fantastic deal on Port

Three aromatic whites, two lusty reds and a heroic Port complete the wine list this week.  The recipes mentioned come from Poldark! Cockburn’s, Special Reserve Port, Portugal (£12.29, reduced to £9.21 until 26 December, Waitrose).  Ruby Port is the number one category in the Port world.  This younger, forward-drinking style is utterly delicious and Cockburn’s […]

The Daily Mail Definitive Christmas Collection 2017

The 80 Best Festive Wines for 2017 (prices correct at the time of going to press) Stick to these 80 wines and you won’t go wrong this Christmas.  There are so many dreary wines out there on the shelves it was rather depressing wading through them all, but I managed to find some real stars […]

MoneyWeek's Six Christmas Wines

2000 Añada Lustau, Vintage Sherry, Jerez, Spain (£20.00, 50cl bottle, Marks & Spencer).  After 17 years in barrel, and not subjected to any form of solera system or blending, this wine is bottled unfiltered and unfined with 185g/L residual sugar and it is absolutely stunning.  I wrote ‘heroic’, ‘awesome’ and ‘staggering class’ in my notes […]