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Radio WM – a couple of mince pie wines

Château Roumieu Sauternes 2013, Bordeaux, France 13.5%   Co-op (37.5cl) £12.99   Citrus, apricot, honey, pineapple, butterscotch – as gorgeous on the nose as it is opulent in the mouth. One of life’s affordable luxuries to enjoy any time of the year. Read more on the wonders of Sauternes here   Food match: Surprisingly versatile, […]


Sauternes – have yourself a sweet Christmas

Dessert wine isn’t just for Christmas which seems an awful shame if the other 50 odd weeks in the year are sweet wine free. All those sensuous opportunities of palate-heaven missed. All those crumbles and crème brulées, those apple tarts and pecan pies consumed with no glorious golden liquid accessory. As you might expect, a […]


Ten Tips for Christmas Drinking

I know not everyone is like me – wine-obsessed and list-reliant – but you might find this little compendium valuable. Forget, for a moment, thoughts about how to be creative with tinsel or turkey, and put your mind instead to the really important part of Christmas; your Christmas drinking. If you’re leaving sherry out for Santa, […]