Boschendal Chardonnay 2017, South Africa, 13.5%, Waitrose down from £10.49 to £7.79 until 5 November

From one of the most beautiful and historic estates, this is a bright, fresh Chardonnay with creamy, pineapple and passion fruit notes.

Paul Cluver Gewürztraminer 2016, Elgin, South Africa, 13%, Booths down from £12.75 to £9.00 until 22 October

Bursting with aromatic spice, backed by floral notes, this has balancing freshness and goes perfectly with spiced chicken.


Gloria Douro Reserva 2017, Portugal, 13.5%, Aldi £7.29

Packed with plum, blackberry and raspberry fruit this is a wine to pour alongside sausages and burgers.

Viñalta Malbec 2017, Argentina, 14%, Marks and Spencer down from £9 to £8 until 4 November

Packed with smooth, spice-dusted bramble fruit with enough weight to take on a roast beef lunch.



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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