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International Wine Challenge awards

International Wine Challenge success for UK supermarkets

THE UK’s supermarkets have really upped their game in the past year when it comes to their own-brand wines. Many have excelled in the 2015 International Wine Challenge Awards. Top of the awards pile is Marks & Spencer, which won 169 medals, including 12 gold, 52 silver and 105 bronze. In all, 498 own-brand and exclusive …

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Cono Sur Bicicleta Sauvignon Blanc review

Celebrate Tour de France with Bicicleta wines from Cono Sur

I’M NOT known for my fitness levels, but I‘m pretty good at running to a bar at last orders. So cycling? Not a chance. And don’t even think about me in Lycra. No. Don’t.  But watching cycling is a different matter, and next weekend the much-heralded Tour de France 2014 begins in Yorkshire. For Chilean winemakers …

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Wine Press: Asda launches new on-line shop as supermarkets sweep in with changes

Supermarket wine news this week. I think Christmas must be coming  (oh yes it is) as  two of the big chains have timed changes as they hurtle headlong into the busy  festive season. On Tuesday Asda announced the launch of its online store  ww.ASDA.com/wineshop which will go live on October 28. It  will offer  200 …

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