Waitrose autumn/winter 2022

Waitrose in-store image

It's always worth seeing what this superior UK supermarket with its particularly fine sherries at bargain prices is up to. Compare and contrast with our report from 21 years ago, republished yesterday.

Jancis writes Andy and I shared the ‘task’ of tasting the many wines shown by Waitrose recently. Any tasting note suffixed (AWH) below denotes a wine he recommends buying. Any marked GV, QGV or VGV by me seems to me to represent a bargain.

Waitrose, like their rivals, are careful to announce their monthly promotions, even if there is an embargo on those too far in the...