Strong and sweet wines - autumn collection
17 Dec 2013 by Team JR
See this guide to all our autumn collections . Below are some of the best-value wines we have come across in our extensive tastings in London over the last three months. The sad fact is that sherry and port in particular have been regarded as rather unfashionable, yet they are made in considerable quantity, so the big British retailers in particular have been able to secure often knockdown prices for their own-label bottlings. The better ports and sherries are some of the greatest wines of the world, much more distinctive than most unfortified wines in fact. So I'd love to see them come firmly back in to fashion and command the...

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