HOW do you ensure you get the best wines for your money?
That’s probably the single biggest question facing wine consumers - particularly if, as I suggest here, you spend a bit more on a wine for a special occasion such as the Californian Cabernet Sauvignon listed below.
Faced by a wall of labels at the supermarket, it’s no wonder people opt for wines based on what they know about grape varieties.
Buyers might go for a New World Chardonnay despite the huge differences in quality and styles, and perhaps ignore a Macon-Village, for example, because they don’t realise it too is made from Chardonnay.
There is, of course, no easy answer to this