2003 Misiones Cabernet Franc Reserva; 2003 Cortegiara Valpolicella Ripasso; 2004 Grüner Veltliner Dürnsteiner

Under a fiver: 2003 Misiones Cabernet Franc Reserva

From Chile's Rapel Valley, a spicy, juicy little number with cherryish fruit that chimes well with grilled meats and sausages. £4.49, down from £5.99, to 23 April, Co-op (market town stores and superstores)

Under a tenner: 2003 Cortegiara Valpolicella Ripasso, Allegrini

A fresh and juicy red from the regular Tesco list. A classic blend of corvina, rondinella and molinara using amarone grapeskins for extra richness. £7.99, Tesco

Splash out: 2004 Grüner Veltliner Dürnsteiner, Bergdistel Tegernseehof, Wachau

An excellent example of Austria's most widely planted white grape variety makes a fine dry white for spicy, not too hot, South-East Asian curries. £11.99, Oddbins