Tasting Majestic – including new own labels


The last time I reviewed Majestic, they had recently announced their acquisition of Naked Wines, but there was little evidence of any seismic change in the range. Three months on, however, there are at least a few tremors. 

Before getting to the wines, it's worth mentioning the other signs of change. The six-bottle minimum order has been dropped from many stores, though it remains in place online. There is also a shift away from the familiar warehouse look of stacked cases towards more conventional retail shelving. At the London Mayfair branch – admittedly not representative of the wider...