La Fortezza Vermentino Terre Siciliane 2017, Italy, 13% Marks and Spencer down from £7 to £6 until 3 December

Terrific quality and value from Sicily where Vermentino grapes develop herb-scented, crisp Granny Smith apple and lively citrus notes.  Try with fish and chips.

Tuna Club Verdejo Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Tierra de Castilla, Spain, 13%, Booths down from £8.50 to £6.50 until 11 December

Bright, fresh flavours with lemon, lime and a distinct herbal streak.  Perfect with fish and seafood.

Warwick Cape Lady Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, South Africa, 13.5%, Morrisons, down from £8.50 to £6.50 until 27 November

Packed with bramble fruit, black pepper and herbal notes with smooth tannins.  Pour alongside a grilled steak.

Wirra Wirra Church Block 2016, McLaren Vale, Australia, 14.5%, Waitrose down from £13.49 to £9.99 until 27 November

One of Australia’s legendary Cabernet, Shiraz, Merlot blends where the quality has held up over the years. Dense black fruits with silky tannins.  Pour alongside red meat.


About The Author

Christine is a wine writer, broadcaster and a wine judge for several international wine competitions. She has a technical background and spent five years as a buyer for a major supermarket before moving to wine writing.She writes for The Yorkshire Post Magazine and organises the York Festival of Food and Drink. She has won both the Lanson and the Roederer prizes for wine writing.

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