Tesco inches towards individuality

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The UK's dominant supermarket has been surviving reasonably well and is slowly adding more interest to its wine portfolio.

There are some encouraging signs at Tesco – a statement that can be applied both to Tesco’s financial performance and the direction the wine range appears to be taking. Prior to their autumn press tasting, Tesco announced the launch of 80 new wines, with a number coming (for the first time) from highly respected producers who will be very familiar to readers: Vasse Felix, Kanonkop and Paco & Lola to name but a few. Does this suggest a move upmarket? If...