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Noble rot, Sauternes

Sauternes: A perfect pairing with Moroccan chicken

Winemaking is like art. Making Sauternes is art beyond art – it is the Leonardo de Vinci of winemaking. Those aren’t my words, but those of a wine producer I met in Bordeaux. Crikey. I so love Sauternes, the unctuous sweet wine. No, no, don’t stop reading. If I’m preaching to the converted, apologies. But …

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Viking River Cruise Arcachon Bay

Travel: Explore the best of Bordeaux on a Viking River Cruise

Jane Clare experiences an 8-day tour of the waters of Bordeaux, courtesy of Viking River Cruises and its Heart of Bordeaux itinerary. I’d never been treated like royalty until I joined a Viking River Cruise. I imagine, back in the day, that Viking princesses (if they existed) were very pampered ladies indeed. I hope they …

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Christmas wines

Christmas dessert wine delights and Boxing Day belters

I’m going to dive straight into the Christmas dessert wines before you have time to blink. I love dessert wines. This year I’ve converted friends to the nectar honeyed delights of these gorgeous special-treat wines. Go on, be brave. Just think, for less than £7 you could try a half bottle of the consistently award-winning …

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