Stein Slams French Supermarkets
Rick Stein, a British celebrity chef, has put his two feet into the Anglo-French culinary spat that preceded the Gleneagles G8 summit; by claiming that oenophiles have a better choice of wine in British supermarkets, than in some of France's finest restaurants.
"You've only got to go into any UK supermarket to see how enthusiastically we have embraced all the different wines of the world,".
"Meanwhile, the French stick doggedly to their own stuff, and while they still make the best, they're missing out on all those lovely Australians and New Zealands and Chileans they could be enjoying,".
"The best French wines are still the best in the world," conceded Stein. "But for every one really good French wine, there are 10 bad ones,".