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Oddbins - current favourites?
6 Apr 2009 by Richard Hemming
'Get the basics right - that includes the staff, it includes the product, it includes the price - we get those three things right - actually that's the basics of wine retail. It's not a complicated business, ultimately.' So said Simon Baile six months ago in this video . This March, their latest press tasting would put two of those three basics to the test - the product and the price. The wines I selected to taste were those which I thought their customers would most likely buy. The reasoning is included in the first line of each note. They are not meant to be at all denigrating, rather a genuine reflection of how I reckon a...

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