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Mulled Wine Supermarket Taste Test 2015

Christmas Supermarket Taste Test | Mulled Wine

If you were here yesterday for our foray into mincemeat territory, then you know that last Wednesday, I brought my family together for an afternoon of festive eating and drinking in the name of this blog. From our investigation into mincemeat, we learned very little. Sainsbury’s was crowned our winner and Morrison’s deemed to be the least favourite, but only by small margins. Our main discovery: it all pretty much tastes the same, so get the cheapest one. The mulled wine, however, took a slightly different turn. I’m very excited about the winner of this taste test, so I’ll get straight to the judgey comments on each bottle, shall I.. ranking from worst to best.. 4 – Sainsbury’s Mulled Wine, £3, 75cl People really did not like this one. It was almost comical. I’m not sure where Sainsbury’s went wrong here exactly, but wrong they did go. Weak taste, unpleasant aftertaste, my Nan went so far as to call it tasteless. I’d avoid this one – although perhaps give their Taste the Different one a try, if …

Mincemeat Supermarket Taste Test

Christmas Supermarket Taste Test | Mincemeat

If you made your own mincemeat this year then you are a far better person than I am. I bet you’ve got all your Christmas gifts wrapped up already too, sent all your cards and planned your December 25th outfit, have you? Well, you won’t be needing this post, this is for us last minute idiots that wish we were you – the mulled wine taste test will land in your inbox tomorrow, it will be of far more use to you. Mince pies are so easy to make quickly if you’re good with pastry, and they make the house smell gorgeous. They’re a wonderful thing to whip up if you know you’ve got someone popping over for a Christmas coffee, so I always keep a couple of jars of mincemeat in at this time of year. I wanted to find out which the best jar was, partly to help you lot out, but mostly because I really liked the idea of doing a supermarket taste test. I’ve got a jar from each of the four …