Under £5

2008 Marsanne, Vin de Pays d'Oc

Using one of the northern Rhône's signature grape varieties, this refreshing summer sipper from the Languedoc's Foncalieu won't put too much of a hole in your budget. £3.28, Asda

2008 Viña Leyda

Under £10

Garuma Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Chile

This zesty sauvignon blanc from Chile's San Antonio Valley combines tropical fruit and blackcurrant leaf flavours in an intensely full-flavoured dry white.

£8.99, Oddbins

Splash out

2005 Te Kahu, Gimblett Gravels, Hawkes Bay

Craggy Range's Rod Easthope has crafted this fine cabernet/ merlot Bordeaux-style blend from New Zealand to produce a beguiling red in which the flavours of black fruits mingle with cedary oak.

£17, Marks & Spencer