Tips for buying wine at a supermarket

Image with food and wine taken at Thorn tree river lodge in Livingstone, Zambia. PHOTO | WENDY WATTA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Do you prefer white, rose or red? Sweet or dry? Full or light-bodied?
  • The tasting notes on the back label should help you make the right choice within these various styles.

As Nairobi’s wine drinkers expand their tastes for all things wine, good wine shops are slowly responding to the increasingly sophisticated customer demands. From Carrefour and Quickmart to Chandarana and Cleanshelf, supermarkets across the city are upping their game. But with so many different wines to choose from, how should you pick the right bottle for the right occasion?


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