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Old 27 Nov 20, 11:26 AM  
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Sadly it's not on offer at the moment but the best NZ Sauvignon Blanc I have had is Mud House. £9 a bottle but does drop to circa £6

Brancott Estate is also good which reminds me I only have 8 bottles left.
Love Mud House and Brancott Estate. Also The Ned.
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Old 27 Nov 20, 11:31 AM  
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Without disrespecting anyone's choices, there are a fair few wines being mentioned here which are very high volume wines produced so supermarkets can routinely put them on offer and pretend there is a deal going on. There isn't.

Like someone never pays full price for a DFS sofa, I can't imagine many people have paid full price for a bottle of Blossom Hill, First Cape or Ernest & Julio Gallo!

If you like one of these wines, that's great. If it flows down your throat and brings a smile to your face then itís a winner, but don't be fooled that you are getting a deal when these wines are presented as being on offer.
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Old 27 Nov 20, 11:34 AM  
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Originally Posted by Bozza View Post
Without disrespecting anyone's choices, there are a fair few wines being mentioned here which are very high volume wines produced so supermarkets can routinely put them on offer and pretend there is a deal going on. There isn't.

Like someone never pays full price for a DFS sofa, I can't imagine many people have paid full price for a bottle of Blossom Hill, First Cape or Ernest & Julio Gallo!

If you like one of these wines, that's great. If it flows down your throat and brings a smile to your face then itís a winner, but don't be fooled that you are getting a deal when these wines are presented as being on offer.
Any recommendations then?
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Old 27 Nov 20, 11:41 AM  
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It really depends on what you want to pay. If you're looking at £6 - £7 a bottle just pick pretty labels these are all mass produced wines with no serious quality - I'm not saying don't drink them, I do it all the time, just that they are very basic and much of a muchness.
If you're looking for a quality wine £12+ a bottle then don't buy from a supermarket go to a specialist supplier who will have some decent ones on a nice offer
Remember the tax on a bottle of wine is a set amount not a percentage of the cost so you will pay the government the same amount on a bottle that costs £4.99 as you will on one that costs £499
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Old 27 Nov 20, 12:07 PM  
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Have a look at Laithwaites wines.

They are doing a great offer on a mixed case at the moment.

Weve had a couple of the mixed red cases and they've all been fabulous- far nicer than any supermarket wine we've ever had.

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Old 27 Nov 20, 12:24 PM  
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McGuigan Australian wines are really good - I know you get them in morrisons under a similar deal, but not sure if Sainsburys stock them
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Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc
Oyster Bay

Only buy white so no idea on red
Love them both although they tend to get drunk pretty quickly!

The Oyster Bay was on offer at £8 in Sainsburys, so £6 with discount. We got 12 on Wed for Christmas. (10 left!)

Going back tomorrow.

Got to be cold in a cold glass for us.
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Be careful with the cold in a cold glass ...

Serving whites too cold The temptation is to pop white wine in the fridge earlier in the day, so you donít forget to chill it, but the result may be that itís way too cold by the time you come to drink it. This doesnít matter so much with crisp, inexpensive whites such as picpoul, but it will strip out much of the flavour from a good chardonnay.
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3 red
Santa Julia Malbec
Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva
Feuerheads Reserva Douro

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Ascheri Gavi
Ned Pinot Grigio
Sainsburys Gewurztraminer

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Thanks everyone, lots of choice m x
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