2011 Tesco's Finest Falanghina

This is a refreshingly unoaked dry white from Italy's southern heel of Puglia, made from the Mediterranean falanghina grape, showing apple and pear fruit yet zestily refreshing and dry on the aftertaste. £5.99, Tesco

2010 Catena Malbec, High Mountain Vines

This fragrant Argentinian malbec displays a blackberry fruitiness and spicy oak, bisected by high-altitude freshness. £12.49, or buy 6 = £9.37, 25% off all wines until Wednesday, Waitrose

2009 GD Vajra Langhe Nebbiolo

Floral Piedmontese red made from nebbiolo steeped in ripe red fruits with a north-Italian nip of acidity. £19.95-£22.95, Bennetts (01386 840392), Lockett Bros (01620 890799), Roberson (020-7371 2121)