Oddbins' winter wardrobe tried on for size


The rehabilitation of Oddbins has been under way for four years, and it seems they are now safely back in most people's good books. By offering transparent pricing, interesting wines and innovations such as amateur blind-tasting competitions and a specialist beer shop, Oddbins have worked hard to regain the respect it lost when it went into administration under the previous owner.

Their range shows imagination and daring, with a distinct lack of high-street brands – which is a decidedly good thing for their target market. For the wine lover there is an equal spread of the familiar and the...