Under a Fiver: 2006 Château Campredon, Saint-Chinian

Spicy and peppery on the nose, this robust French red is a blend of old-vine syrah and grenache grapes. £4.99, Majestic; £3.99 if you buy two

Under a Tenner: 2007 Knappstein Winery Ackland Vineyard Riesling

A Clare Valley riesling from Australian Paul Smith. It's a classic: refreshingly dry and lemon-zesty with a crisp- apple, tangy fruitiness.£9.99, Marks & Spencer

Splash Out: 2002 Ruster Ausbruch Ernst and Herbert Triebaumer, Rust

A richly concentrated nectar of intense peach flavours refreshed by an elegant blade of tangy acidity. Perfection.£21.95, half-bottle, Great Western Wine, Bath (01225 322810)