Under a Fiver
2007 Tesco Pinotage, Swartland Winery, £3.69, Tesco
Bringing the vivid freshness of the new vintage to this typical South African red made from the Cape's indigenous pinotage grape, this bright, berry fruity red from the Swartland Co-operative is made for the first rite of spring barbecue.
Under a Tenner
2007 Sancerre Waitrose, Joseph Mellot
White wine trophy winner, this classy sauvignon blanc from the family house of Joseph Mellot with its herby, nettley aromas and intensity of fruit flavour is backed up by an undertone of Sancerre's flinty minerality.
Waitrose, £9.99, Waitrose
2005 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine Sénéchaux
This classic blend of grenache, syrah and mourvèdre displays the typical spiciness and intense plummy fruit quality of the southern Rhône's top appellation allied to the concentration of an excellent vintage in 2005.
£19, Marks & Spencer