A Fairtrade wine with flavour

Give your beefburger  or beetburger  a kick with grated horseradish

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Tickle your taste buds for cheap

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Fairtrade has become very much part of the UK’s shopping basket over the past decade – but although Fairtrade coffee has established a loyal following, Fairtrade wine has only been around for 10 years and is taking a little longer to gain wider appeal.

A good place to start would be Thandi – a Xhosa word meaning ‘nurturing love’ – and a South African wine producer that in many ways spawned the Fairtrade trend in that country.

Thandi Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009, Western Cape (sawinesonline.co.uk, £7.49) has soft, ripe cassis and berry flavours with a well-rounded finish. Perfect with steak and kidney pudding.