Night in

2012 Huntaway Chardonnay Reserve, Gisborne, New Zealand

A veneer of nutty oak is backed by a cool streak of melon . £7.99, down from £10.99, till 13 October, Waitrose

Dinner party

2014 AA Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc, Swartland

Stone fruit with a citrus bite. £12, Apostle, Handford, Harvey Nichols, Philglas & Swiggot, Oxford Wine, Hedonism

Splash out

2014 Domaine Dominique Cornin Pouilly Fuissé

Aromatic complexity meets appley richness in this beguiling Mâconnais white burgundy. £17.95, Corney & Barrow