Hard on the heels of “limited time and volume” promotions from Lidl and Aldi, Morrisons have also introduced parcels of WIGIG wines. Judging by their quality, these wines will “be gone” sooner rather than later – and my personal top six from these parcels appear below. The content neatly underscores what Mark Jarman (Morrison’s energetic Head of Wine Operations) often contends – that the company is especially well placed to access parcels of wine that are too small for other operators to consider.
The latest round of promotions began last week at Sainsbury’s and runs right through until 31 October. Here are my thoughts on three excellent options from the list that I would urge you to sample. Today's post also includes the latest Top Tip (about oak this time) and my Best of the Rest recommendations on good options from other retailers. As usual, where pictures are available, click on any of the bottles shown for an enlarged image to help you pinpoint the wine on a crowded shelf.
A new Lidl promotion starts today and, like the very first “Claret Offensive”, the focus is largely on France – which ties in with the retailer’s current French Week focus. This collection is slightly smaller than usual (26 wines) because a major promotion of Lidl's revamped on-going wine list is imminent – and will be featured here in November. Meanwhile here is my take on the highlights from today’s list –and very impressive some of them are.
@dnkrbywine Ideally, the dialogue somewhere goes “Usually drink prosecco but, at this price, tried the champagne and rather like the reduced sweetness. Wonder how this one differs from the £17 version” But then I’m a champagne flute half full kinda guy!
The Christmas promotions from @Lidl go live this morning, so use them to source impressive German pinot gris or a Sicilian syrah blend. Details of them and to see which of their £18 champagnes you should buy at ... https://t.co/RjzqEDJt2Ghttps://t.co/lRkITIkPxU
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