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Waitrose's bargains
19 May 2009 by Julia Harding MW
Upmarket UK supermarket Waitrose is clearly aware that it may not be perceived as the first destination for bargains. Why else would  the head of the wine department, Justin Howard-Sneyd MW, interrupt their big presentation of current wines to scores of wine writers - a first in all the Waitrose tastings I have attended - to point out the collection of wines under £4 and under £5, encouraging us to taste them in a row rather than in the run of the other wines. I disobeyed, preferring to see them in context, and was encouraged to find a good number of wines worthy of GV (good value) or even VGV (very good value) at various different...

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