Wine: Something for the weekend?

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Under £5

2007 Bushland Single Estate Shiraz

All of Aldi's wines normally listed at £4.99 are reduced to £3.99 this month, so now's the time to head for your local store in search of affordable wines like this smoky Hunter Valley shiraz. £3.99, Aldi, normally £4.99.

Under £10

2006 Tinto da Anfora

Portuguese in its make-up of mainly aragonez and touriga nacional grapes, but with a touch of cab sav, this is a powerful Iberian red enveloped in stylish oak whose vivid raspberry scents give way to a damsony juiciness. £6.49, Sainsbury's.

Splash out

2007 Domaine Thibert et Fils, Pouilly Vinzelles

Pouilly Vinzelles is a chardonnay from the Mâconnais region, so it's not surprising that this fine dry white burgundy displays such a richness and nutty character, all the while finishing on an appetisingly dry note. £11.99, Waitrose.