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Fairtrade wine: Make a difference to people’s lives in Fairtrade Fortnight

Every year I give a nod to Fairtrade Fortnight wine and here I am again, nodding. In these next few days, thousands of people in the UK are recognising the efforts of farmers who live in some of the poorest countries in the world. The sale of Fairtrade wine directly helps workers on wine grape …

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this loves Aldi wines range

I put the new “this loves” Aldi wines range to the test. Which involves eating. Lots of it.

Those wine labels are key to our buying habits (I’ve said many a time) and Aldi has hit on a canny marketing idea to draw us in to a new range of wines. If you see “chicken” or “lamb” or “pizza” shouting at you in italics from the retailer’s wine aisles it is because the …

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Co-operative Fairtrade wines

Wine Press: A selection of wines for Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

IT IS 20 years since the first Fairtrade Fortnight and it’s around the corner again. So it seems only right that I look at Fairtrade wines. Buying Fairtrade helps ensure that farmers and workers are receiving a fair price – as well as money to help their community invest in services such as education, sanitation …

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Tesco finest* Pignoletto, New Year sparkling wines

Bring in the New Year with a perfect sparkling wine pop!

The best way to bring in the New Year is with a perfect *pop!* closely followed by fizzy frothiness streaming into a giddily clasped glass. Sparkling wine is so exciting. With no science involved, here’s some ideas for your sparkling and party wines. New Year sparklers for less than a tenner: Tesco finest* Pignoletto (£8.99) is an …

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