Fourth Dimension Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Adelaide Hills, Australia, 13.5%, Aldi £7.99 

From the breezy, cool-climate hills just north of Adelaide, this is a zesty, bright wine, full of gooseberry and passion fruit.

Bourgogne Chardonnay 2018, France, 13%, Marks and Spencer down from £9 to £8 until 2 December

Good value even at its full price, this is a rounded, balanced, white peach and citrus-filled wine. Dinner party stuff.

Warwick Cape Lady Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, South Africa, 13.5%, Morrisons, down from £8.50 to £6.50 until 26 November

A smooth, supple wine, packed with bramble fruit, spice and herbs.  Team with roast meats.

The Footbolt Shiraz d’Arenberg 2017, South Australia, 14.5%, Tesco down from £12 to £10 until 9 December

A new addition to Tesco’s shelves and well worth a try.  Concentrated, complex and chewy, packed with dense damson fruit, tobacco and pepper.

About The Author

Christine Austin

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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