Majestic helps mop up in Marlborough


This weekend, forecast to be unseasonably hot in England and Wales, Majestic are offering some further discounts on many of their pink wines – a good move since now is a good time to consumer remaining stocks of most 2010s. See here. I'd go for the Ch Ste Marguerite at £9.99 if two bottles are bought.

The subtext of the collection below of current offerings from Britain's most successful chain of specialist wine retailers is the embarrassing surplus of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Wine drinkers around the world used to swoon over New Zealand's flagship wine, which encouraged every man...