My Pick of the Brands

Use these clear cut recommendations to navigate your way through a list in which brands rule the roost – and to unearth a couple of other choice selections from elsewhere on the High Street.

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Lovely wines from Aldi’s Spring Festival

Aldi’s Wine Festivals are less frequent – and slightly smaller in scale – than Lidl’s equivalents but they still offer cracking wines at really impressive prices. Here are three good examples from the promotion that started this week – along with suggestions for drinking at delayed Valentine’s Day celebrations.

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Majestically striding into Spring

Anyone not currently a Majestic customer will surely put that right with these impressive wines that form part of its latest promotions – but then this post also points you towards a tasty duo from Morrisons

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Another New Promotion from Lidl

The new two month cycle for Lidl promotions is upon us already and offers almost 40 wines from £4.50 upwards. Here are my top six in terms of balancing quality and price along with top buys from Waitrose and Aldi.

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Great value £6 (or so) reds

Reverting to our ever popular single retailer opening focus, here are skilfully crafted reds at discounted prices around £6 each, from one of the UK’s most underestimated large wine multiples – plus top tips on promotions at Tesco and Waitrose.

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Add Sparkle to Your Celebrations

With so many people breaking out the bubbles over the next two weeks, it is hard to know exactly what to buy. Here, then, is my guide to what will give you a great value sparkle this year – and they start at a mere £10.

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