Wednesday October 21, 2020

In vino, variety

Stretch your Christmas wine budget by buying leftfield varieties - and not at the last minute, writes Tomás Clancy.

9th December, 2012
A true connoisseur delights in bringing any wine to its maximum point of success. Photo: Thinkstock

As we face into the festive season in this parsimonious age - a euro more, I despair - wine lovers must find a way to select wines that satisfy social and economic needs.

However, it is difficult to take a parsimonious approach where an item's value is not easily measured. Selecting wine brings up issues of qualitative equivalents, where the suggestion of equivalence is a concern in itself. The trick is to select a wine...

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