Warmers and sweeteners to see out 2020

Glass of tawny port given to a designer working on a leading port brand

Prior to my list of sweet and/or strong recommendations to be published on Saturday, here are some of the sweet and fortified wines we have encountered recently. Designer LE, or @takiomaker, took this picture, published on Unsplash.com, of the inspirational perk he or she was given while working for a well-known port brand.

In my three previous lists of festive recommendations, on fizz, whites and reds, I have deliberately sought out some of the smaller, independent UK retailers. But with fortified wines sherry and port in particular there are such good deals in the UK supermarkets...