Under a Fiver, 2005 Argento Malbec

This popular Argentinian malbec is packed with youthfully vivid fruit and slightly chilled down, it makes an ideal summer red for barbecues. £3.99, from £4.99, Majestic, to end July

Under a Tenner, 2005 Vinha da Urze, Casa Agricola Roboredo Carm

This striking blend of Portuguese grapes verdelho, rabigato, sira and arinto produces a full-flavoured, spritz-fresh dry white with a grapefruity twist. £5.99, down from £7.99, Marks & Spencer

Splash Out, 2003 Laurent Miquel Saint Chinian, Bardou

Laurent Miquel's richly spicy southern French red is a Languedoc answer to Barossa Valley shiraz, with opulent blackberry fruit yet just enough balancing freshness. £11.99, Tesco