Sweet and lowdown

Whether you’re looking for no-alcohol, low-alcohol or small amounts of something really good, Mick O’Connell has an option for you

Jeanine and Mick Craven of Craven Wines. Picture: Getty

Over the past few festive seasons I have done my best to reduce my overall alcohol consumption; my mantra now is “less but better”. I still have a penchant for finding a quiet corner on Christmas Day and tucking into a bottle of sweet, decadent port and a chunk of salty Stilton, but overall the mantra sticks.

In a past life, as a buyer for a large wine importer, one of my major projects was ...