SO Organic Chenin Blanc 2019, South Africa, 13% Sainsbury down from £8 to £6.50 until 21 January

Wines don’t get better credentials than this – Organic, Fairtrade and with no added sulphur – and it tastes good too.  Crisp, bright and fresh.

Great Southern Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Western Australia, 13%, Marks and Spencer down from 9 to £8 until 27 January

Vibrant tropical fruit, backed by clear gooseberry freshness.  Perfect with a pile of lettuce leaves and even grilled fish.

Errazuriz Merlot 2018 Chile, 13.5%, Tesco down from £9 to £7 until 20 January

Full of soft bramble and cassis flavours. Stock up for Saturday quality drinking at a mid-week price.

Rustenberg John X Merriman 2017 Stellenbosch, South Africa, 14.5%, Waitrose down from £15.99 to £11.99 until 21 January

Worth stockpiling for later. Classic Bordeaux grapes provide deep cassis and mocha flavours with supple tannins.  A Sunday lunch wine.

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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