P397 ORACLE 397 Fri25 Dec ITV 2000:00              Listed here are some suggestions  for what to drink with a typical Christmas menu: ROAST CHICKEN -Lighter to medium bodied red wines,eg:Valpolicella or Bardolino (Italy) Bordeaux AC,Beaujolais (France) Dao(Portugal)Chateau Tahbilk(Australia) CHRISTMAS PUDDING -Sweet white wines, still or sparkling,eg:Sauternes(France) Asti Spumante (Italy) Sekt (Germany) Champagne (France) CHEESE -Goes well with the leftover red from the meal. NUTS & FRUIT -Sweet Sherry (Spain) Port Sweet Madeira - these would also go well with most cheeses....                   
P397 ORACLE 397 Fri25 Dec ITV 2000:40              Rich food can overpower dry white  wines..the sugar content in sweet white wines can kill the effectiveness of the taste buds & ruin your appetite... There are no hard & fast rules about what should be drunk with what,but here are some suggestions: SMOKED SALMON -Dry or medium-dry light white wines,eg:Yugoslav Laski Riesling, Soave (Italian) Muscadet (France) ROAST TURKEY,DUCK OR GOOSE -Full bodied red wines,eg: Bull's Blood (Hungary) Cotes-du-Rhone (France) Macon Rouge or a similar Burgundy,& Gumpoldskirchner (Austria) if you prefer white....                   