M&S – trying to be different

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Master of Wine Andy Howard continues his series assessing the major UK retailers' current wine selections. Note that M&S are currently offering a discount of 25% on any six bottles in store between now and 7 September. The parallel online offer is a 25% discount when you buy two cases.

Over the past eight years, Marks & Spencer (for whom I used to work) has been transforming its range of wines from a rather dull selection that favoured all the obvious sources and wine styles to a diverse, innovative and, at times, challenging range for consumers to experiment with. Although...