Under a Fiver: 2005 Ken Forrester Handmade Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch

Chenin blanc saviour and restaurateur Ken Forrester has created this excellent value chenin blanc, flecked with honey. £5.99, or £3.99 buy two get three, Thresher, Wine Rack

Under a Tenner: 2005 Domaine de Félines, Picpoul de Pinet

After an affordable alternative to chablis for New Year shellfish? Picpoul de pinet is the dry tangy white that's washed down a million moules and oysters. £5.99, Waitrose

Splash Out: 2001 Brunello di Montalcino, Castello di Banfi, Poggio Alle Mura

This fine single vineyard sangiovese from the brunello specialists Castello di Banfi is well worth snapping up. £22, Majestic Wine, reduced from £25 to 5 February