The Shout Magazine (New Zealand)

UK: Tesco’s own-label wines score more than 100 medals

NZLN-UK TescoTesco has been awarded over 100 medals for its own-label wine range for the second year running. The retailer scooped an impressive 107 gongs at the International Wine Challenge including 2 Gold, 20 Silver and 28 Bronze medals. Over 80% of the wines Tesco entered into the awards picked up a medal.

Jason Tarry, Chief Product Officer at Tesco, said: “We’re delighted with our performance at the International Wine Challenge and I am incredibly proud of the teams’ success. The over 100 awards we have been awarded this year is testament to the hard work we have done to simplify our range, whilst offering customers great quality world-class wines at affordable prices.”

France was the front-running country receiving 26% of medals awarded. Italy and Spain followed close behind receiving 23% and 14% of the total respectively.

Founded in 1911, Tesco Stores Limited is registered in England and now employs more than 475,000 people in 11 countries.