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Wine: Pay more — it’s worth it

by Christopher Fielden

IN RURAL Wiltshire, the opening of a new supermarket branch appears, for many, to be a big event — or so I gathered from the traffic tailbacks when Asda opened a new branch in Melksham recently. This means that, within a radius of five miles, I now have three Sainsbury’s, two Asdas, two Tescos, two Lidls, two Aldis, one Waitrose, and one Co-op.

In such circumstances, it is scarcely surprising that super­markets ac­count for four out of five bottles of take-home wine ...

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