Hunting for something lovely to thank the people responsible for shaping the minds of your precious charges?  They can relax over a glass of this warming wintry red whilst doing the marking in front of the fire and feel ever so grateful to you!

Condado de Haza Crianza, Spain

Condado De Haza Crianza 2011

Bottle Price: €22.99 / £15.99 Case Bottle Price: £14.39 / €20.69

This is from the Ribera del Duero and is made by the King of Tempranillo – Alejandro Fernandez.  It’s a richer, riper, more full-bodied style than Rioja but in a similar vein and wonderful with roast lamb or beef.