Waitrose spring/summer 2022

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The plums from a recent giant showing, published to coincide with Waitrose's current offer of 25% off any six bottles, although some of the plums are currently annoyingly evasive.

The Waitrose press tasting is one that most wine journalists look forward to, largely because this remains a business focused on key pillars: wide range, good quality, good value and healthy supplier/employee relationships. Waitrose, in contrast to Aldi, Lidl and Tesco, doesn’t really do cheap well but remains the best supermarket in the UK for sourcing interesting, good-quality wines across a price range stretching from £8 up to Bordeaux second...