Taste the Difference Albariño 2018, 13.5%, Sainsbury down from £8.50 to £7.50 until 10 December

Floral aromas with peach, tangerine and apricot flavours backed by crisp acidity.  Good with a Boxing Day salad.

Macon-Lugny Charmes Chardonnay 2018, France, 13%, Waitrose down from £13.49 to £8.99 until 2 January

Smooth peach and melon flavours with enough savoury complexity to cope with roast chicken, turkey or salmon.

Cono Sur Pinot Noir 2018, Chile, 13.5%, Booths down from £7.85 to £6 until 10 December

Perfect with a cold turkey sandwich, fish or just on its own, this is a juicy strawberry, cherry and plum-filled Pinot. Stock up.

The Best Uco Valley Malbec 2017, Argentina, 13.5%, Morrisons down from £12 to £8 until 31 December

From high altitude vineyards, this is silky, elegant, damson and blackcurrant style of Malbec.  Team it with steak, sausages or a meaty lasagne



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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