Taste the Difference Limoux Chardonnay 2017, Languedoc, France, 13.5%, Sainsbury down from £10 to £7 until 5 February

Ripe peach fruit with creamy oaky tones make this a good wine to pair with roast chicken or salmon.

Kaapzicht Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2017, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 13.5%, Waitrose down from £13.99 to £10.49 until 19 February

The name means Cape View and there is a terrific view of Table Mountain from the top of the vineyards.  Packed with sun-ripe yellow fruit, crunchy apple and a hint of honey.

Head Honcho Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Chile, 14%, Morrisons down from £5.50 to 2 bottles for £10 until 5 February 

Great value, easy drinking, bramble-filled Cabernet that goes down well with pasta and red meat dishes.

Langhe Nebbiolo 2015, Piemonte, Italy, 14%, Marks and Spencer down from £11 to £7 until 4 March

Wild forest fruits and a touch of savoury mushrooms with light grippy tannins.  Perfect with spicy sausages and game.


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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