Wine: Something for the Weekend?

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Under a Fiver

2007 Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne
With its Atlantic-influenced climate, the zesty, tropical characters and appley bite of this colombard and ugni blanc blend from the Plaimont Co-operative almost suggest Loire Valley sauvignon blanc.
£4.99, M&S

Under a Tenner

2007 Gemtree Tigers Eye Shiraz, McLaren Vale
If you're eyeing up the barbie, this superior Aussie screwcapped shiraz with its smoky, paprika-like aromas is a powerful enough red to handle the charriest of grills.
£9.99, Sainsbury's

Splash Out

2005 Pirie Estate Pinot Noir
Andrew Pirie has spent a lifetime honing the special qualities of Tasmanian pinot noir and it shows in this elegant, aromatic red which smacks of just-picked fraises du bois.
£16.99, buy 2 = £14.99, Majestic