P356 ORACLE 356 Sun17 Oct ITV 2213:14  1/4         THE ACID T? The ORACLE team has been sampling a few of the wines available from high street kept seapet until the team's comments were recorddd Here are the results... Blanc de Blanc French White - Littlewoods £2.29 Most of the team found this rather sharp and vinegary, although one tester thought it light, sweet - and German. French Light Red Wine - International £1.69 General agreement: very nice, rich, rounded and full-bodied Good value  more follows >
P356 ORACLE 356 Sun17 Oct ITV 2200:00  1/4         THE ACID TEST? The ORACLE team has been sampling a few of the wines available from high street stores. The identity of the wines was kept secret until the team's comments were recorded. Here are the results... Blanc de Blanc French White - Littlewoods £2.29 Most of the team found this rather sharp and vinegary, although one tester thought it light, sweet - and German. French Light Red Wine - International £1.69 General agreement: very nice, rich, rounded and full-bodied. Good value.  more follows >
P356 ORACLE 356 Sun17 Oct ITV 2210:00  4/4         ORACLE TASTES - BUDGET WINES House Claret French Red - Littlewoods £2.29 Everybody liked it: "rich and fruity". One waxed lyrical: "It's melodious". French Dry White Table Wine - Victoria Wine Company £1.89 An identity crisis: "definitely not French". Thought to be bitter/sweet. Chianti Italian Red - Safeway £2.05 Slightly fruity but rather bland and flat. Identified as Italian. French Medium Dry White Wine - International £1.69 Likeable table wine. General thumbs up. more follows >
P356 ORACLE 356 Sun17 Oct ITV 2210:01  2/4         ORACLE TASTES - BUDGET WINES Beaujolais French Red - Marks & Spencer £2.99 "Sharp and nasty - Italian plonk". Thought to be one of the worst reds sampled. "It's got a blank in the middle", was one enigmatic comment. Castella Spanish Red - Victoria Wine Company £1.79 Not very popular: "woody and bland". One person thought it was white. Falkensteiner Austrian White - Marks & Spencer £2.45 A miss. Extremely sweet,slightly tangy and even a bit fizzy. "Horrible". more follows >
P356 ORACLE 356 Sun17 Oct ITV 2200:00  3/4         ORACLE TASTES - BUDGET WINES Medium White Spanish - Safeways £1.49 One tester thought it was red; another rose. Generally thought to be very syrupy and oily. St Emilion French Red - Tesco £2.69 A mixed response. Half enjoyed it and found it full-bodied: "strong, if a bit tasteless". Others thought it awful. Liebfraumilch German White - Tesco £1.99 "The sort of thing you get served up in pubs". Two identified it as Liebfrau- milch. Thought to be sweet and rather resinous. more follows >