By Selina Maycock published
Lidl is selling Rosé Prosecco and it's a snip at just £6.49
Lidl is the first UK supermarket retailer to sell pink Prosecco - after a recent Italian law change meant the Pinot Noir grapes can now be used to make the sparkling wine with a hint of pink.
If you've already stocked up on your 24 gins of Christmas advent calendar, you might want to add this to your shopping list.
Customers will be hunting down the bottles of pink Rosé Prosecco after they went on sale in stores nationwide from 2nd November.
Priced at just £6.49, Lidl's Rosé Prosecco has tasting notes of fruity strawberry with an attractive pale pink finish. It is described as being not too dry with a gentle fizz - perfect for those who enjoy the taste of a classic Prosecco but want to try something new.
Paul McQuade, Head of Wine Buying at Lidl GB said, "We are really excited to be the first UK retailer to sell Pink Prosecco to customers, and know that it is a hotly anticipated product for the festive season.
“Our award-winning Prosecco range is very popular with customers up and down the country so we are pleased to be able to bring them a UK retailer first, at a fantastic price to boot.”
And shoppers are already going wild for the fizz. One wrote, "One for us to try ladies" a second customer put, "Look at the price of this ! bargain !" and another added, "Need to go to Lidl tomorrow."
Meanwhile a fourth shopper added, "This is essential right?" after many shops are set to only sell essential items amid lockdown 2.0 in the UK which is set to be imposed this week.
While many will be rushing to buy beauty products which will help lockdown wrinkles, many will be stocking up on the alcohol ahead of the festive season.
Make sure you add it to your shopping list, you wouldn't want to forget what your went to the supermarket for...
Selina is a Senior Entertainment Writer with more than 14 years of experience in newspapers and magazines. She currently looks after all things Entertainment for GoodtoKnow, Woman&Home and My Imperfect Life.
Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand. Having spent the start of her career working on local newspapers and online, Selina spent six years as Acting News Editor and Entertainment Reporter at the Scunthorpe Telegraph where she dug into hard news stories, conducted interviews, covered court reporting, features, and entertainment, whilst going to gigs in her spare time.
Whilst at the paper she was awarded an O2 Media Judges' Special Award for helping a terminally ill cancer sufferer realise his dying wish and marry his childhood sweetheart through a successful newspaper campaign. Things like this are close to her heart when it comes to using journalism to make a positive difference in people's lives.
Selina later branched further into all things celebrity to became a Showbiz Writer at Heat magazine, covering red carpet events, showbiz parties, and various launches before going freelance for two years. One of her biggest celebrity achievements - aside from generating celebrity exclusives - was interviewing Take That (including Robbie Williams) and bumping into Simon Cowell so much at events she told him 'I'm calling you my showbiz dad!'
In 2017 she joined TI Media as a senior reporter on Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, Woman's Weekly celebrity desk before branching online in 2020 when Future gave her the opportunity to focus on digital-first.
When she's not interviewing celebrities you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories.
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