Val de Loire Sauvignon Blanc 2018, France, 11.5%, Marks and Spencer down from £7 to £6 until 29 July

Crisp, crunchy citrus and gooseberry flavours from France.  Team with summer salads.

Château de Berne Provence Rosé 2018, France, 13%, Waitrose down from  £12.49 to £8.99 until 9 July

Elegant in its square-cut, almost perfume-like bottle this captures the soft wild strawberry flavours of the region with just a hint of herbs. Try it with any summer lunch.

Taste the Difference Morador Malbec 2018, Argentina, 13.5%, Sainsbury down from £8.50 to £7.50 until 2 July

Full of dark plum and mulberry fruit with supple tannins.  Keep some on standby for barbecue occasions.

Côtes du Rhône Perrin 2017, France, 14.5%, Booths, down from £11 to £8 until 2 July

With deep-flavoured, pepper-dashed blackberry fruit and enough backbone to stand up to a steak

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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