[bar]BEST BUY: Next week New Zealand Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc has a third off at Waitrose(pounds 9.99 down to pounds
6.66 until April 10), a deliciously vibrant way to welcome in the springtime.
From August 2, the recommended list price of a Ford Ka Studio will come down to pounds
7,995 from pounds 9,360, the Fiesta Studio will start from pounds 9,995 compared with pounds 11,645 while the bigger Kuga Titanium down from pounds 23,795 to pounds 22,495.
A Welmar Knightsbridge upright piano in polished walnut, is down to pounds
3,999 from pounds 6,999 from January 3.
Sirius Rouge 1997, a French Bordeaux which boasts a rounded, blackcurrant character, and the cherry-scented, peppery Somerfield Chianti Classico Conti Serristori 1997, have both had pounds 1.50 shaved off their usual price tags, bringing them down to pounds
Chardonnay fans should not be disappointed with the fresh and flavoursome Chapel Hill Unwooded Chardonnay (down to pounds
4.57) from Australia, or more full-on Wolf Blass Yellow Label Chardonnay (down to pounds
4.54) and Penfolds Koonunga Hill Chardonnay (pounds 4.54).
1998 Riparosso Montepulciano del Abruzzo, Illuminati (pounds 4.99 down to pounds
3.99): black cherry savoury red, with a herbal, rustic tang.
But perhaps the buy was in Cerutti Arte at Bicester where last season's red, hand-beaded, evening shift dress (pictured above) was down to pounds
499 from pounds 1,999.
Tesco has the sweet-nosed Spanish red Berberana Etiqueta Nera Rioja Reserva at half price from pounds 10.99 down to pounds
5.49, and carrying on the Spanish theme - this time for a bit of fizz - the Freixenet Vintage Especial Brut Cava and the Freixenet Vintage Especial Rose Cava are both half price at pounds 6.49 from pounds 12.99.
For a taster of what's on offer there's Chablis 1er cru Les Lys Daniel Defaix (pounds 23.25 down to pounds
14.99); Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc (pounds 12.80 down to pounds
8.95), Alpha Domus Semillon (pounds 9.49 down to pounds
7.99) and Jordan Fume Blanc (pounds 8.69 down to pounds
6.69) And in the reds there's Cousino Macul Antiguas Reservas Merlot (pounds 8.95 down to pounds
6.85); Grant Burge Hilcot Merlot (pounds 11.69 down to pounds
8.69); Brown Brothers Barbera (pounds 8.99 down to pounds
6.95) and Margan Merlot (pounds 9.15 down to pounds
Meanwhile at Boots Anais Anais (100ml), was pounds 46, now pounds 29.90, Burberry for Women (30ml) comes down to pounds
17.99 from pounds 27 and Diesel Feminine Zero Plus is reduced from pounds 24.95 to pounds 9.97.
White: Blason de Maucaillous Sauvignon Blanc 1997 (pounds 3.99 down to pounds
3.29); Muscadet la Goelette 1998 (pounds 4.59 down to pounds
3.59); Sainsbury's Garganega (pounds 3.49 or two for pounds 5); Chardonnay Maurel Vedeau 1997, Vin de Pays d'Oc (pounds 4.49 down to pounds
3.49) and Connubio Pinot Grigio delle Venezie 1998 (pounds 4.99 down to pounds
Packs of 10 chicken breast fillets, down from pounds 9.49 to pounds 7.99; 600g packs of frozen skinless and boneless chunky haddock fillets in crispy breadcrumbs, down from pounds 4.99 down to pounds