Christmas

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Christmas wines Part 3: Six red wines which can be light, fruity, spicy or savoury

If you’ve been paying attention you’ll know I’ve shared some white wine ideas for Christmas.  In this post I’m starting down the road of Christmas red wines. It could be a long road to travel, but I’m doing it in two journeys.  In this blog, I’ve roadtested light, fruity, savoury, complex wines and next time  …

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Louis Latour Christmas dinner wine

Christmas dinner wine: Here’s a couple of reds and a couple of whites

The first use of the word Christmas normally peeps from my lips in mid-November, but this year I was all things festive at the beginning of September, so I can be ready and waiting now you’re thinking about it too.  I shared Christmas dinner wine with a lovely bunch of wine people, complete with Christmas hats …

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Champagne bubbles in a glass

Your best-buy supermarket champagne… here’s the festive fizz factor scores

Yup – that’s me on this page. Sadly not the pretty thing in the middle, but the old blob on the left wearing a grey cardie. You’ll see we ran a supermarket festive fizz taste test … here’s the supermarket champagne ratings. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! SUPERMARKET CHAMPAGNE: BEST BUY Wm Morrison Champagne …

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Christmas fizz glass of bubbles

Which is the best supermarket prosecco? Here’s the festive fizz factor scores

Yup – that’s me on this page. Sadly not the pretty thing in the middle, but the old blob on the left wearing a grey cardie. You’ll see we ran a  fizz taste test … here’s the supermarket prosecco ratings if you’re making a last-minute dash to the shops for the sprouts and the bread sauce. Or …

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If you think Christmas is stressful, the Share Your Lunch campaign is food for thought

I’ve spent most of the morning spooning sticky toffee sauce and squares of sticky toffee pudding into tin foil trays and popping on a lid. And it’s quite possibly the most rewarding thing I’ve done all year. It’s Christmas in two days’ time.  I bet you can’t bear the thought of those queues for last-minute …

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Christmas fizz glass of bubbles

Ten Christmas fizz ideas (because we all love wine and bubbles)

It’s time to brush up on the lyrics to those classic Christmas tunes; pop on the Christmas jumper and have a jolly good time with your chums, your workmates and your nearest and dearest. There’s no better way to add  sparkle to your festive fun than with some Christmas fizz. Christmas fizz: Cava and Moscato Camoli Moscato …

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