Finest Breede River Sauvignon Blanc 2018, South Africa, 12.5%, Tesco down from £7.50 to £6 until 18 November

Fresh, bright and gooseberry-fresh, perfect as an aperitif, or team it with grilled sea bream.

Yella Belly ‘Citrus Bomb’ 2019, Clare Valley, Australia, 12.5%, Aldi £7.49

This new wine at Aldi is an exotic, musky, floral, spice-edged, pineapple and citrus-loaded mouthful.  Try it with a spiced stir-fry.

Bosman Generation VIII Cabernet Malbec 2019, South Africa, 13%, Sainsbury down from £9 to £7.50 until 19 November

From a shared-equity farm that really has had eight generations of families working there, and they make terrific wines. Luscious dark cassis fruit, with mulberry, spice and structure.

Conte Priuli Oro Prosecco, Italy, 11%, Marks and Spencer down from £15 to £10 until 2 December

With the festive season ahead, stock up with this party-perfect Prosecco in a gleaming gold bottle.


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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