Under £5

2008 Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier

Vivid and succulently juicy with tobacco-y spiciness, this fine Australian Côte Rôtie-style blend from Yalumba is irresistibly priced. £5 (or £4.75 if you buy 6 bottles), down from £7.65, until Tuesday, Tesco

Under £10

2008 Bourgogne Chardonnay, Domaine Jomain

Beautifully made with a touch of subtle oak, the quality of this white burgundy hints at a pedigree closer to puligny than mere chardonnay. £10.99, buy 2 = £8.99, until Tuesday, Majestic

Splash out

2007 Château de Vaudieu, Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Richly concentrated in spiced blackberry fruits, this is a youthful blend of grenache with the usual southern Rhône suspects. Around £18.99, Cooden Cellars (01323 649 663), slurp.co.uk