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white wine for christmas, burgundy

Whether you are buying wine as a gift or stocking up for the party season ahead, Decanter's Tasting team have found some of the best white wine for Christmas under…

Tesco, Finest English Sparkling NV

Tesco have employed Hush Heath to produce a lovely English sparkling wine for their Finest range, The Hush Heath estate dates back to 1503 and the first vines were planted…

Matias Riccitelli, Hey Rosé 2016

With an eye-catching label and plenty of lovely cranberry and other red fruit flavours, without any accompanying sweetness, this is more grown up than it first seems...

Lidl, Monbazillac 2015

£6.99 for a full 75cl bottle of tinned-peach and concentrated mango juice. What's not to like!

Lidl, Trockenbeerenauslese 2015

Not the easiest thing to say after a few drinks; luckily in the finest German tradition this uber sweet wine is low in alcohol at just 7.5%...

Christmas beef and wine pairing tips

Beef is a great option for Christmas, especially as there are so many different cuts. Decanter leads you through some top wine pairing tips...

Château de St Cosme, Gigondas 2014

With a history dating back to 1490, St Cosme have had a while to perfect their wines. This is a gorgeous Gigondas, classic southern Rhône spice and juiciness...

Château Thénac, Tour des Vents, Bergerac 2011

Bergerac offers Bordeaux-like wines, and can be excellent value. This example, made from Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle has an enticing aroma of tinned peaches and cream...

Lagar de Cervera, Albariño 2015

This winery, owned by La Rioja Alta, produces some of the best Albariño in the region. Using less malo than the 2014 allows the classic mineral character to shine, alongside…

Barolo for Christmas

Barolo is a great match with many winter dishes, so we set Decanter's Tasting team the task of recommending five beautiful Barolo for Christmas...