22nd May 2020
For wine snobs on a budget, we found the best Lidl wines for under €13
If you frequent Lidl’s wine section, you’ve probably scratched your head at the amount of people taking photos of wine bottles.
Well, we have solved the riddle and the answer is Vivino.
Vivino is a wine app, where you can search through loads of reviews of different wines. You can either snap a picture of the wine label through the app, or search the wine’s name manually to see its current rating.
Customers can buy wine as well through the app, but it’s a handy tool to have when you’re trying to choose between two bottles. Now, it’s worth noting that a few of Lidl’s wines weren’t in the Vivino database. But we found about 90 per cent of them no problem.
So, to save you a bit of time on your next weekend wine trip, we used Vivino to compare the wines Lidl offers in Ireland and chose the rosé, sparkling, whites and reds that got top marks.
Californian Zinfandel Rosé 2015 – €6.29
Notes: Red cherry and strawberry, medium sweetness
Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco – €12.99
Notes: Extra dry with pear and apple
New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc – €8.49
Notes: Elderflower and passion fruit
Macon-Villages AOP Blanc – €9.99
Notes: Dry with apple and melon
Liebfraumilch Rheinhessen 2016 – €4.49
Notes: Light, fruity and fresh
Luna Argentinian Premium Malbec – €10.99
Notes: Light and oaky with blackberry
Chianti Classico Riserva – €9.99
Notes: Cherry, oak and vanilla
Batturica Tarragona Gran Reserva – €7.49
Notes: Smooth with black fruits and vanilla
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