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Wotwine best value wines of the week – w/c 20th May 2019 - May 25, 2019

 w/c 20th May 2019 The Wotwine panel of independent experts tastes 40 – 60 supermarket wines a week to pick out the top buys for you. Another week with some exciting bargains to share with you. All are from Asda, our first clean sweep since we started highlighting our “Wines of the Week”. One...

Wotwine best value wines of the week – w/c 13th May 2019 - May 15, 2019

 w/c 13th May 2019 The Wotwine panel of independent experts tastes 40 – 60 supermarket wines a week to pick out the top buys for you. Another excellent week for the Tasting Panel so we not only have some exciting bargains to recommend but some wines which are a little outside the...

Wotwine best value wines of the week – w/c 1st April 2019 - April 4, 2019

 w/c 1st April 2019 The Wotwine panel of independent experts tastes 40 – 60 supermarket wines a week to pick out the top buys for you. We won’t recommend a wine unless it is at least “Fair Value”, so worth within 10% either way of the retail price, but we try to...

Wotwine best value wines of the week – w/c 25th March 2019 - March 27, 2019

The Wotwine panel of independent experts tastes 40 – 60 supermarket wines a week to pick out the top buys for you. We won’t recommend a wine unless it is at least “Fair Value”, so worth within 10% either way of the retail price, but we try to find those...

Rosé wine revisited - February 21, 2019

Consumers’ love affair with Rosé wine is certainly showing no signs of losing its passion. Last year, more than one in every ten bottles of wine sold in the UK was pink and over the summer it was more than one in eight. The hot weather probably helped but Rosé...

Valentine’s Day sparkling wines - February 7, 2019

Popping corks, frothing mousse and clinking glasses are firmly embedded in the Valentine’s Day rituals.  But are you getting value for money as well? It may not sound terribly romantic but no one likes overpaying and it can certainly take the froth off an evening if the fizz falls flat...

Is Fairtrade wine “Fair Value”? - January 28, 2019

Despite having been available for well over a decade, Fairtrade-certified wine is still something of a rarity.  The Co-op, which has claimed to be the world’s largest retailer of Fairtrade wine, currently has 22 listed online but Sainsbury’s has only 10 and, for most retailers, you’re talking low single digits. ...

Warming Winter Wines - January 17, 2019

With temperatures falling, winter setting in and snow forecast for some parts of the country, a hearty stew or rich casserole is all too tempting.  We’ve therefore picked out some suitably warming Winter wines to accompany them.  With the exception of the Haut-Medoc, they are relatively young and would benefit...

A sparkling (and great value) New Year - December 28, 2018

What better way to see in the New Year than with a sparkle! But whether you’re looking for a case or two for a party or a special bottle to share with those closest to you at midnight, the team at Wotwine are still working to ensure you get great...

Christmas Wine Treats! - December 19, 2018

Everyone likes to treat themselves at Christmas but if you’re going to splash out you, it’s even more important that you’re spending your money wisely. As the experts on supermarket wines, we’re in the ideal place to pick some bottles priced above £10 that really deliver extra value and that...