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Jen Pfeiffer Rutherglen Tawny

Sweet wines are delightful at the end of a Christmas meal

SWEET doesn’t  always mean  sickly and in the  interests of making your  Christmas special, with the person of your dreams. It might not be one of  your things to seek out sweet wines to sip with your  Christmas pud or  cheese. You may think they’re too expensive a risk if you shouldn’t like  them.  But you …

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Sacchetto Moscato IGT Veneto NV

Festive wines to enjoy with your Christmas Day meal

PRESENTS bought? Wrapped and under the tree? Thinking of the Christmas meal and festive wines? Well I’ve not done the presents thing – but I’m well on with the drinking thing. Let’s go. Guests arrive. Sacchetto Moscato IGT Veneto NV (www.nakedwines.com £10.99 or £7.99 if you’re an investing Angel).The wine notes describe it as tasting …

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cono sur sparkling, Christmas dinner wines

Christmas dinner wine ideas to go with your starter

Christmas dinner wine … what to choose?  To make this a genuine Scientific Experiment, I rustled up two of my favourite Christmas Day starters to help you with suggestions for wine to drink as you first gather round the table. My first was a smoked salmon terrine with a filling of creme fraiche and horseradish cream; …

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Salwey Pinot Gris wine

Wine Press: German pinot gris is perfection as food partner

Bacon and onion tart may not sound like a culinary dream – but with a glass of superb German pinot gris wine it can feel like luxury. I fancied some German pinot gris and came across a recommendation to drink it with Zwiebelkuchen, which is a traditional German baked dish of dough covered with onion …

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