Category Archives: Bordeaux

Lidl Château Haut-Chaigneau Lalande de Pomerol

This Bordeaux was picked up in a mini-spending frenzy at Lidl, the discount supermarket, which along with it’s German pal Aldi, is taking on the big UK supermarkets and gradually growing market share.  Their approach is straightforward, we’ll sell you groceries cheaper than your big supermarkets, but you’ll have less brands to choose from, less… Read More »

Château La Clarière

A strange challenge this week when I was asked to tell a friend everything I knew about Laithwaite’s. That wasn’t a huge amount, but it was more than enough for his purposes so I escaped with my wino reputation intact. Relating this story at the weekend, another friend fished out a bottle of Laithwaites Château… Read More »