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  • Best Supermarket Prosecco of 2023

    Best Supermarket Prosecco of 2023

    A recent article in the Evening Standard highlights the Best supermarket Prosecco of 2023. According to the Prosecco DOC Consortium, the UK imported 130 million bottles in 2022, reflecting a 3.5% increase from the 2021 volume. However, the Evening Standard’s article contains an inaccuracy, stating that Prosecco is made in the same way as Champagne,…

  • International Wine & Spirit Competition 2023

    International Wine & Spirit Competition 2023

    The IWSC, or the International Wine & Spirit Competition, is an annual competition that assesses and awards the highest-quality wines and spirits from around the world. Unfortunately, the IWSC web site isn’t really designed for consumers and instead it serves producers and retailers who put award stickers on their bottles. You can browse the results…

  • International Wine Challenge 2023

    International Wine Challenge 2023

    The results for the International Wine Challenge™ 2023, have recently been released. Over 40 countries entered, with thousands of wines, all of which were evaluated in a blind taste test by a panel of international experts. Over 6,000 wines received accolades. While well-established wine-producing countries like France, Australia, and Spain secured a prominent position in…

  • Decanter’s Top Supermarket Wines

    Decanter’s Top Supermarket Wines

    Decanter is often associated with covering on high-end wines. However, they also evaluate supermarket wines, which can be found in the ‘Weekday Wines’ in their magazine. A tip is to go to decanter.com and select the Wine Reviews… Supermarket Wines section. Alternatively, this link currently works. Any wine with a rating above 89 matches the…