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Partner your mince pie with sherry this Christmas

Find out which wines to pair with your festive foodstuffs

29th November, 2015
Serve oloroso sherry or late bottled vintage port with a good mince pie. Pic: Getty

The call, the scents, the jingle and the jangle of the festive season are now well and truly upon us. This is a time of year when, despite 600 years of post-Renaissance enlightenment, something deep within our psyche seems to crave rituals and the ritualistic.

The pinnacle of the whole season is a single meal on December 25, of two to three hours in length, some time between 12pm and 6pm. No other event in our...

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