What is the best supermarket wine?

November 3, 2020

We've spoken to 4,500 wine lovers from across the UK, to find out their favourite supermarket wines.

The results reveal the UK's favourite wine style and brand. With Lockdown II looming and winter around the corner, wine sales are likely to spike in the coming months. So what supermarket vinos are we loving as a nation?

What is the best supermarket wine?

The best supermarket wine is 19 Crimes Red. The reviewers highlight it's rich red colour, and dark berry pallet with a smooth finish. 19 Crimes takes the top spot with 9% of votes. Making it not only the best red wine, but the UK's overall favourite.

The UK's best supermarket wines

  1. 19 Crimes Red
  2. Barefoot Moscato
  3. Campo Viejo Tempranillo
  4. Casillero Del Diablo Cabernet
  5. Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc
  6. Barefoot White Zinfandel
  7. Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc
  8. Trivento Reserve Malbec
  9. Campo Viejo Rioja
  10. Yellow Tail shiraz

Why our reviewers love 19 Crimes...

"19 crimes red, it was so rich smooth and tasty and left a nice after taste on the palate. Great taste due to its process of being aged in rum barrels for 30 days. The best red wine."

"It was something like a dream tale. I do not wish to say even a word about its dark color, very rich taste, unforgettable bouquet. I just have to explain that all the best moments of my life got to my memory during that bottle"

What are the best types of Wine?

The nations favourite overall wine type is Sauvignon Blanc. Whether it's from New Zealand, South Africa or elsewhere, the UK loves this white wine. With over 16% of votes, reviewers rave about its fresh flavours and crisp citrus notes.

The UK's favourite Wine types

  1. Sauvignon Blanc
  2. Malbec
  3. Pinot Grigio
  4. Shiraz
  5. Merlot
  6. Chardonnay
  7. Riesling
  8. Rioja
  9. Cabernet Sauvignon
  10. Pinot Noir

Why our reviewers love Sauvignon Blanc...

"I've tried many different types of white wine. The best I have tasted recently is the Casillero Del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc. It's slightly crispy taste is a great combo if you pair it with a steak."

"My favourite white wine has to be Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The taste was fresh, light, and crisp described to have notes of cut grass, green apple, pineapple zesty acidity and cream body. It only costs 6.99 in Tesco"

Looking for more great wines?

It can be hard to not always pick the same 2 or 3 bottles from the supermarket. With our By the Glass subscription, you can try three wines from lesser-known regions and grapes each month - directly through your letterbox. The subscription includes a wine-related lesson each month and tasting cards for each of the wines. Sign up for a free trial box here (RRP £19)

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