Couple who met in wine aisle to marry14th February, 2014 by Lauren Eads
A couple who met over a bottle of wine in an Asda supermarket are set to marry in June.
Susi Welland, 50, and Andy Williams, 52, first met in the wine aisle of the Llandudno supermarket in Wales in July 2012 sparking a romance that would result in marriage, according to a report in The Daily Post.
Electrician Andy said he was usually a beer drinker but had made a last minute dash to the wine aisle, after his son told him to stock up on bottles of red and white.
Andy told the paper: “We started talking. I said I was going through a divorce, and Susi said she was too.”
“We just clicked straight away and we made each other laugh. She’s got a good sense of humour and so have I.
“We couldn’t stop talking and exchanged phone numbers before we left the store.”
Andy proposed while on a romantic gondola ride in Venice, and this June the pair will marry.
Susi told the paper: “I was at my scruffiest in my jeans, t-shirt and flip-flops, covered in dust from getting books out for the fair, but I was running late so had no chance to make myself presentable.”
“We clocked eyes and said hello. I walked a bit further up the aisle to the three for £10 wine offer. A couple were coming down the aisle who knew him and asked after his wife. I was eavesdropping, so I heard him say they were no longer together.
“According to Andy it was an instant attraction. We got engaged in September 2013 on a gondola ride in Venice and we’re getting married this June.
“It all seems a bit quick but you can’t plan these things, can you? Who would have thought you could find love down the aisle of your local supermarket!”
Andy added: “I’m so glad I walked into Asda that Friday evening.”