Wine: Something for the weekend?

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Under £5

2008 Gran Tesoro Viura

Viura may not represent the pinnacle of Spain's contribution to great white wine, but when it's as well-made as this fresh, pear-flavoured unoaked example from Campo de Borja, it can offer some of the best value white wine around. £3.49, Tesco

Under £10

2008 Yalumba Pewsey Vale Riesling

This classic dry Aussie riesling displays scents of lemon, lime and herb, and shows zingy fresh tropical-citrus zestiness with the full-bodied fruit – perfect for mild curried dishes. £9.99, or £7.99 bottle / case, Oddbins

Splash out

2006 Neudorf Moutere Chardonnay, NZ

Magnificently opulent chardonnay with the stylish pure fruit quality and complexity of a white Burgundy, but with the extra dimension of tropical fruit. Around £30, Andrew Wilson Wines, Staffs (01782 372888)