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Wine Favourites: Summer 2023

Updated: Sep 6

As we approach the end of another wonderful summer filled with wine adventures and discoveries, let’s raise a glass to the fabulous bottles that have brought sunshine and sparkle into our lives!

Have you experienced the unique flavours and aromas of any of these wines before? If so I'd absolutely love to hear your thoughts, impressions, or even your own summer wine recommendations.


Alamos Malbec - Sainsbury's £9.75

An Argentinian wine with punchy dark cherry and blackberry that pairs perfectly with grilled meats and vegetables.


Yealands Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2022 - Sainsbury's £11.50

A beautifully biodiverse vegan wine. Lifted notes of blackcurrant leaf and passionfruit with tropical notes on the palate with luscious lime and fresh herbs; a vibrant, crisp finish.

Torre La Moreira Albarño - Descántalo £13.76

A stunning Spanish wine to drink with apple, pear and citrus notes to enjoy with smoked foods, seafood, white fish and rice dishes.

Turonia 2022 Albariño - Decàntalo £17.45

A light and crisp white wine – best enjoyed with blue cheese, spicy dishes and seafood.

Albariño Martin Codax - Majestic £15.99

A peachy and fresh seaside wine with citrus notes of lemon, limes and apples. It's the ideal partner for seafood such as octopus or clams.

Silandeiro Sobre Lías Rías Baixas - VIVNM £18.60

An exceptional example of Albariño with notes of lemon peel, white peach and honeysuckle, offering a silky mouthfeel with lively acidity.

Santiago Ruiz 2022 - Vino Gusto £16.50

A vibrant and aromatic full-bodied white wine with complex aromas of blossom, lilies, lemon, aniseed, pear, apple and a subtle spiciness.

Condes de Alarei 2022 - Frazier's Wine Merchants £13.95

A well-balanced wine with a touch of saltiness, eucalyptus and citric notes - the ideal companion to fish and seafood dishes.


Chateau Minuty Cuvée Prestige - Majestic £21.99

A versatile blend of Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah and Tibouren with hints of citrus and red fruits. My go to!

Chateau Minuty Rosé et Or - VINVM £30.35

A blend of Grenache, Cinsault, and Syrah with sharp notes of citrus fruit, white flowers, white peach and grapefruit. A splurge – but well worth the money.

Alamos Malbec Rosé - Waitrose £8.99 - On Offer for £7.99

A full-flavored rosé Malbec with strawberry and red fruits. A wine that goes perfectly with smoked salmon, shellfish, pasta, cheeses and salads.

Chateau Rosaline Lampe De Meduse Rosé - Master of Malt £21.95

Summery flavours of pink grapefruit, red florals and cherry.

13. Chateau Roseline La Chapelle - Vinatis £28.80 - On Offer for £26.26

A floral rosé that's perfect with deli meats, fish, white meats and cheese.


La Gioiosa Prosecco Rosé Brut - Waitrose £11.99 - On Offer for £8.49

A summer favourite with vibrant strawberry and floral notes - so fresh, with a gorgeous mouthfeel.

No.1 Champagne Castlenau Brut - Waitrose £35.99 - On Offer for £27.99

A delicious Champagne that bursts with flavours of ripe fruits and velvety butteriness. White fruits, delicate nuts, juicy peaches.

Chandon Garden Spritz - Waitrose £19.99 - On Offer for £14.99

The “new Aperol spritz”, premixed. A perfect aperitif blend of sparkling wine infused with a crafted blend of locally sourced oranges and secret herbs and spices. It’s vibrant with citrus flavours and botanical essences. A perfect day drinker!

Sei Uno Prosecco DOCG Superiore - Beans & Bubbles £20.99

A stunning Prosecco with rich notes of apple, hazelnuts, rosemary and mint.

Rustico Prosecco Valdobbiadene DOCG - Svinando £18.00 - On Offer for £14.90

Rustico has aromas of flowers and pear. A soft and delicate wine that's beautiful as an aperitif with finger food.

Bianca Vigna 2022 Prosecco DOCG Brut - Tannico £19.02

A gorgeous example of DOCG Prosecco with pear and delicate floral notes that pair perfectly with fish-based appetizers, pasta or rice dishes - as well as meat dishes and mushrooms.

Mionetto Prosecco - Sainsbury's £10.00

The perfect wine for a toast, with apple, peach and honey. A crisp and refreshing fizz with a hint of sweetness. Good value for money.

Elizabeth x

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