Wine: Something for the weekend?

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Under £5

2008 Las Moras Bonarda, San Juan

This vibrant red from the hot Tullum Valley in Argentina's high San Juan region, is tinged with a ripe mulberry fruitiness and satisfyingly juicy fresh acidity. £4.99, The Co-operative (

Under £10

2007 Joël Delaunay, Sauvignon de Touraine

When sauvignon blanc is this good, you wonder if it's worth bothering with sancerre, much of which doesn't meet the standards set by the Loire's Joël Delaunay. £7.95, Lea & Sandeman, London shops (020-7244 0522)

Splash out

2006 Langhe Nebbiolo, Piemonte, Aldo Vajra

If you can't stretch to barolo, nebbiolo is a good second choice, because it's made from the same Piemontese grape but costs less. Try this fruity red from Vajra. Around £15.99, Ceci Paolo, Ledbury (01531 632976)