Jackson Stich Sauvignon Blanc 2018,Marlborough, New Zealand, 12.5%, Waitrose down from £12.99 to £9.99 until 13 August

A good step up from many Kiwi Sauvignons, this is packed with punchy gooseberry freshness, underpinned by a layer of minerally crunch.


Finest 1531 Blanquette de Limoux, France, 12.5%, Tesco down from £9 to £8 until 29 July

A fizz with a difference from the cool hills of Limoux.  Apple and pear flavours with a zing of citrus.  A perfect aperitif.

Berne Grande Recolte Rosé 2018, Côtes de Provence, France, 12.5%, Morrisons down from £10 to £9 until 6 August

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

Interlude Pinot Noir 2018, South East Australia, 13.5%, Co-op down from £7 to £8 until 13 August

Light, fresh and full of juicy cherry fruit with just a touch of food-friendly backbone.  Chill for an hour and enjoy with grilled salmon or a lamb chop.

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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