Gift wrapping and loyalty cards

30 November, 2007

are two of the services that independent retailers are offering in the hope of attracting shoppers away from supermarkets in the run-up to Christmas. The big four grocery giants have started a fierce festive price war - with Tesco promising more aggressive discounts than last year. Full story, page 4.

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Talking terroir

When Bordeaux was in fashion, it seemed almost logical that we should fetishise winemakers. Here were people responsible for brilliant acts of blending, across large estates and multiple grape varieties, including superstars such as cabernet sauvignon and merlot. These days, fashion has moved on and pinot noir is ascendant. As a result, the star of the winemaker has fallen and we find ourselves following a new star in the sky: terroir.

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