Night in

2013 Côtes du Lubéron Blanc

A dry white Rhône blend of vermentino, ugni blanc and grenache blanc from the mountainous Lubéron, whose citrusy freshness and cream-texture make it go with a zing. £8, Marks & Spencer

Dinner party

2012 Ravenswood Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel, California

From San Joaquin County, this is good with casseroles or mature cheddar. £9.50-£11.99, Wine Society,, Asda, Majestic (buy 2 = £8.99)

Splash out

2012 Jackson Estate Vintage Widow Pinot Noir, Marlborough

A fragrant Pinot Noir which combines loganberry fruitiness and delicate touches of toasty oak. £18.99-£19.49, Cheers, Ocado, Amazon