♦ Austria: Volume and price point Gruner Veltliner and Riesling of superb quality from family owned producer of high reputation.
♦ Germany: Fast rising Mosel producer with vineyards in Ürziger Würzgarten, Erdener Treppchen and Erdener Prälat. Entry level wines in screwcap.
♦ Sicily: Four generations producer of authentic Marsalsa and wonderful modern table wines from native varieties, Inzolia and Nero d’Avola. Fighting prices.
♦ Monforte d’Alba Barolo: Tiny producer, well recognised name. Gorgeous, glossy Monforte Barolo and varietals.
♦ Bardolino: Cutting edge producer of Italy’s ‘Beaujolais’ and brilliant Chiaretto (rosato) all in screw cap.