Shop Early for Christmas

Aldi’s Christmas wine selections went in store yesterday and here are my thoughts on the high spots it contains – which include well priced red and white Burgundy and classy fizz – one in an “on trend” magnum.

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Spar goes dazzingly modern

SPAR has crafted two new simple, modern wine ranges that really allow convenience stores to rival supermarket offerings in price (£5-6) and quality. See the highlights here – plus Best of the Rest and another Top Tip.

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Now for Aldi’s Seasonal Specials

Another look today at wine from premium discounters with the focus on the Aldi seasonal specials that went in store this week – offering some real superstars – along with more Top Tips and the usual Best of the Rest.

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Lidl’s Promotion – Back to France

A new (largely French) Lidl promotion starts today which, once again, includes well made options from great value areas – starting at £4.99. Catch up too with my top tips for drinking enjoyment and the regular Best of the Rest feature.

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The “Jamie Olivers” of Winemaking

Much to enjoy today, guys, with news of a new trend towards celebrity winemakers, advice on how to enjoy an old favourite (claret) and two good examples from the Best of the Rest ………. So what are you waiting for ……

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Sainsbury’s moves onto another promotion

A new Sainsbury’s promotion started yesterday and I have selected four from its 60 or so components that I think most MidWeekers will enjoy. Two are from Bordeaux and certainly punch well above their price point – as does the Chilean representative.

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