Animus Vinho Verde 2018, Portugal, 12%, Aldi £4.79

An absolute bargain at this everyday price.  Made with 90% of the quality Loureiro grape the wine has white floral aromas, lemon-and-lime freshness and soft herbal notes.

Finest Viñas del Rey Albariño 2018, Rías Baixas, Spain, Tesco down from £8.50 to £7 until 17 June

Floral aromas with peach and nectarine flavours backed by crisp acidity. Perfect with a summer salad.

Recchia Bardolino 2018, Veneto, Italy, 12.5%, Waitrose down from £7.99 to £5.99 until 9 July

Light and full of juicy red cherry fruit and redcurrants.  Chill this down for a summer lunch of pizza, pasta or a plate of prosciutto.

The Best Nerello Mascalese 2017, Sicily, 13.5%, Morrisons down from £7.50 to £6 until 18 June

Local Sicilian grape Nerello Mascalese is fresh with the scent of sage and thyme with a palate of wild cherries, cranberries and spice.



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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