Davy's festive selection

Rodrigo Martins, winemaker at Quinta da Silveira, Douro

The wine-merchant arm of this traditional London wine-bar company can offer some great value.

Those of us living in London probably most readily associate Davy's with its group of generally subterranean wine bars with names like the Boot & Flogger and the Crusting Pipe. But its online wine-retail arm is worth exploring by those interested in value. I was sent a mere nine wines to taste but thought four of them were good value (GV) and one of them even VGV.

The Davy's Red Burgundy from Borgeot stood out but the company has always been strong on...