Wine: Try some sugar with the spice

Dessert wines are not just for Christmas, but they certainly add plenty of flavour to the festive season

6th December, 2020
Wine: Try some sugar with the spice
Whether sparkling wine or Sauternes, a dessert wine can be the detail that makes a meal memorable

Have you ever enjoyed a marvellous meal where what springs quickest to mind is the bread? Or the sumptuous petit fours?

While the main course is always the talked-about showstopper, often the most genuinely memorable points are those which involve less stage presence. They are the minute details: the sauce that bewitches your senses in the starter, or the thought-provoking textural crumb in your dessert.

Wines have such a wide range that even those outside...

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