Located in northern Spain, the wine region of Rueda specialises in crisp white wines made from Verdejo. This example from Calamar, crafted from grapes grown on 40-year-old vines is a top example of affordable, great quality white wine, full of vibrant green fruit and citrus with lovely crunchy acidity.
The Loire Valley is predominantly known for its Muscadet and Sauvignon Blancs but it also produces some of the best Chenin Blanc in the world. This delicious, mouth-watering example from Saumur ticks all the boxes when you are looking for a fresh, vibrant white. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc so if you fancy a change then this is the wine for you.
Appealing Muscadet from the heart of the region, next to the Atlantic Coast in the Loire Valley. Crunchy acidity with expressive citrus and green fruit. Lip-smacking and clean, perfect for seafood, eaten outside on a warm evening in sight of the ocean.
Crafted from grapes grown on imported German vines, though the resulting Riesling is definitely Chilean. Spicy and exotic with big green tropical fruit flavours and a clean mineral note. Founded in 1856, Cousino-Macul remains family-owned, and produces wines from a range of international varieties.
An excellent introduction to the quality of CVNE's wines; this Crianza is made from premium Rioja Alta grapes and shows classic touches of bright red fruit, vanilla and spice, punching well above its weight.
The De Bortoli family made a global name for itself with its famous Botrytised Semillon, Noble One, and this clean, honeyed sibling of the original is no less elegant and lively. Stand-out wine from Australia's first family of stickies.
Delicious Chardonnay from the Languedoc, with a full-bodied rounded fruit character alongside lovely finesse and balance. Delicious stone fruit and melon dominate the palate and there is a very rewarding, crisp long finish. Great value.
Combining the sophisticated elegance and structure of Cabernet Sauvignon with the power and character of Syrah, Aussieres Rouge is a flavourful blend of two of the rock star varieties of Bordeaux and southern France.
This beautifully crafted wine made primarily from Sangiovese grapes grown in the well known Chianti DOCG bursts with vibrant red cherry and spice, and offers remarkable value. Straightforward and easy drinking, and a real crowd pleaser.
Produced from grapes grown around the Venetian town of Treviso, this is classic Prosecco: gently sparkling and full of life. A real crowd pleaser that over-delivers on quality and price. Refreshingly light and easy to drink with surprising depth of flavour.