Night in

2014 Kalander

This Chenin Blanc-based Cape dry white blend from Adi Badenhorst is inviting in aroma with opulently peachy flavours that retain their vibrancy and vivid crispness on the aftertaste. £7.99, Morrisons

Dinner party

2014 Ascheri Gavi di Gavi

The Cortese grape in this superior Gavi brings sub-Alpine aromatics and a lively zing, with intensely fresh and tangy apple and pear flavours behind a citrus juiciness and crisp, dry finish. £14, Sainsbury's

Splash out

2010 San Polo Brunello di Montalcino

Modern Sangiovese whose herb fragrance and toasty veneer envelop a core of succulent ripe cherries. £32.50-£45, Four Walls Wine, AG Wines,