The trend for low-cost wine continues, with a cheeky Asda bottle, priced under a fiver, winning a blind taste test at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards.
So how did it come to cost so little? Apparently, it's all down to it being produced and shipped in bulk to the UK, where it's then bottled. Hardly synonymous with the romantic imagery of sprawling vineyards and creaking oak casks however, if it means we get more quality wine for less cash, I'm happy to forego the romance for a better stocked wine rack.
Read the full article on Metro.co.uk below...
If wine snobs are to be believed, it’s worth forking out a small fortune when buying a bottle. Anything less than a fiver and the liquid is basically vinegar. But this isn’t always the case – as this £4.37 bottle of Malbec proves. Sold by Asda, La Moneda Reserva Malbec beat 16,000 rivals in a blind taste test last year to win the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards competition. Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2017/02/01/this-4-bottle-of-malbec-from-asda-is-apparently-one-of-the-worlds-best-rated-wines-6419749/#ixzz4XQwUEBYZ