• How to pick a party wine | Fiona Beckett on wine

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    Party wines don't need to be fancy - they're there to pour, not pore over If you open one of those vintage books about entertaining, it's like looking into a different world. It's all chicken galantines and moulded salads, stuffed celery sticks and bizarre sandwich fillings , and the kind of party food that back then would probably have been accompanied by a glass of medium-dry white or a “summer cup”. In fact, it's as hard to imagine a world pre-prosecco, pre-rosé or pre-New Zealand sauvignon blanc these days as it is to envisage an Ottolenghi-free Guardian. Mind you, I'm not sure there...
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