Under £5

2008 The Co-operative Pinot Grigio, Veneto

With a dash of chardonnay rounding out this north-east Italian dry white, the crisp acidity of this juicy apple and pear-like example of pinot grigio makes it a cut above the average. £4.99, The Co-operative

Under £10

2008 Anakena Single Vineyard Viognier, Rapel Valley

Condrieu this isn't, yet aromatic depth and new vintage freshness bring this example from Chile's Rapel Valley close in quality to the northern Rhone's viognier grape. £8.99, or buy 3 = £5.99, Wine Rack

Splash out

2008 Domaine Cordier, Vire Clessé

A contender for king of the Mâconnais, Cordier hits the spot again with this full-flavoured, stylish white burgundy, whose nutty aromas lead to rich stonefruit flavours and juicy, limey acidity. £11.99, special offer, Majestic