Picking out the best from Tesco and Sainsbury's

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Our retail specialist Andy Howard MW runs his experienced eye over the books of Britain's two retail giants and his experienced palate over their current wine ranges.

Tesco and Sainsbury's – the UK’s two biggest supermarkets – account for over 42% of the grocery market. Tesco declared six-month results in October, while Sainsbury's announced their 28-week interim results (to 21 September) on 7 November. Neither set of figures did anything to dispel the view that these retail giants are having to paddle very hard just to stand still. And my overall impression at their autumn wine tastings for us scribes is that this also...