Lidl’s Latest Wine Tour

The next Lidl Wine Tour comes round 28th March 2019 and features, in my humble opinion, some absolute beauties. So this could be a long missive……..


Dry Whites

Tête à Tête Pinot Blanc Pinot Gris – £7.99 – A beautiful blend from Alsace, off-dry, lime-scented, satisfying and refreshing. 

Greco di Tufo – £6.99 – Really top class dry white from inland of Naples. Genuinely, would still be good value at twice the price.

Domaine Wachau Gruner Veltliner Terraces – £7.49 – Lovely expression of the classic Austrian grape – dry, vital and appetising.



Champagne Premier Cru Senneval – £14.99 – Fine, classy Champagne for those who like a bit of maturity.



Rosado Cariñena – £5.49 – Crisp, dry rosé that has proper flavour – unlike many of those from Provence.



Dão Reserva Torre de Ferro – £6.99 – Remarkably classy wine for the price from Portugal, arguably the world’s best source of good value wines at present.

Cahors – £5.99 – Elegant rather than powerful, lovely balance, just rather delicious

Carles Priorat Crianza – £6.99 – This one IS powerful! Bold, gutsy red from one of Spain’s most exciting wine regions, Priorat.

EJE Monastrell – £5.99 – Rich, fruity red, flavoursome and satisfying – Spain does this sort of red SO well.


Sweet wines

Tokaji Szamarodni Beres – £6.99 for 50cl – Lidl seem to have a knack of finding really interesting, not too expensive sweet whites. Another beauty from Hungary’s famous Tokaji region.

Malaga Virgen Moscatel – £6.99 for 50cl – Rich, complex, balanced, a real treat. Sweet, yes…….and gloriously so.


But honestly, nearly all the wines in this selection are worth recommending as the notes and scores in store will testify.


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