Monthly Archives July 2015

Portuguese Wines on the High Street

The other week I went into Lidl who have just launched a new range of 36 wines for the summer. Lidl seems to ring the changes far more often than other supermarkets and I was encouraged by my first glance along the wine shelves. From there on in things only got better. Richard Bampfield is Lidl’s key wine buyer. He’s a Master of Wine and it is impossible to be more highly qualified. Since the Master of Wine exam started over fifty years ago there’s still well less than four hundred people across the World with this qualification. I first
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