Give the gift of grapes this Christmas

Not certain what your favourite wine enthusiast might enjoy as a festive present? We’ve asked the experts for you

I tend to stick with crowd pleasers like a Rioja for the red or a New Zealand sauvignon blanc for the white

A fine gentleman I knew who is sadly no longer with us, upon receipt of his stock of Jameson at Christmas time, would always say: “The best gifts are those wrapped in glass.” I’m inclined to agree.

There are two questions to bear in mind when gifting wine: what is your budget, and what does the recipient like to drink? The former is easy; choose how much you need to spend on each person and ...