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Supermarket malaise?

No matter how much you wish to support the local economy the necessities of life dictate Supermarket shopping is inevitable, but rather than fill the coffers of any single faceless corporation I favour a rotation system for the grocery shop, … Continue reading

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Wine Buying in the North East – Makro

I don’t shop at Makro often, 2 or 3 times a year on average, but whenever I do I enjoy spending a little time delving into their wine section because there’s usually several hidden gems amongst the cases of big … Continue reading

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Wine buying in the U.K. (Chapter 2 – Other Supermarkets)

As discussed previously Tesco, ASDA, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are the big 4 in U.K. Supermarkets, and offer a good wine selection, but for some of the better wine ranges (in terms of variety and quality) then you need to look … Continue reading

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Wine buying in the U.K. (Chapter 1 – Big Supermarkets)

I’ve heard people say options for buying wine vary significantly between the U.S. and Europe, and from my excursions on U.S. dominated internet forums it is clear that inter-State shipping laws are, at best, chaotic and, at worst, woefully restrictive … Continue reading

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