Crabbie’s Mulled Ginger Wine
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Crabbie’s Mulled Ginger Wine

These days, the Scottish brand Crabbie’s are best known for their alcoholic and non-alcoholic ginger beers. Historically, the company founded in 1801, have been involved with a variety of drinks including green ginger wine, gin rectifying, and fruit-based cordials. Yum! I don’t mind the taste of ginger, but I wouldn’t go as far as saying I’m … Continue reading

Sainsbury’s Madeira – Perfect for Christmas Pud!
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Sainsbury’s Madeira – Perfect for Christmas Pud!

Whilst browsing the half-empty Fortified Wine section of my local supermarket’s wine aisle, I spotted this Madeira nearly hidden amongst the much larger selections of Port and Sherry. It’s a wine I’d heard of, but never tried. Having recently enjoyed my adventure into the worlds of fortified wines, I decided to pop it in my … Continue reading

Sainsbury’s Taste The Difference Pedro Ximenez Sherry
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Sainsbury’s Taste The Difference Pedro Ximenez Sherry

It’s official: I’m in love with Pedro Ximenez sherry! Having only tried it for the first time recently, it has now cemented its place on my list of favourite drinks. My partner isn’t a fan of wine, but does have a fondness for sickly sweet dessert wines like Sauternes. She bought a bottle of Sainsbury’s Taste … Continue reading

Marks and Spencer Very Rare Pedro Ximenez Sherry
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Marks and Spencer Very Rare Pedro Ximenez Sherry

As the end of Internal Sherry Week approaches, what better reason to try a different type of sherry? I enjoyed the bolder style when I tried the Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Oloroso, and I’m a fan of dessert wines, so it was decided. The super-sweet Pedro Ximenez would be the next stop on my Sherry journey. After … Continue reading