Night in

2014 Palataia Pinot Grigio, Pfalz

Combining the zip of young vintage pinot grigio with the weight of pinot gris, this appley dry white has a refreshing zing. £7.50, down from £9.50, until 3 August, Marks & Spencer

Dinner party

2012 Thelema Sutherland Chardonnay

Undertones of grilled nuts infuse this Cape white from Rudi Schultz with a burgundian-style complexity that builds into peach and citrus. £10.99, The Co-operative

Splash out

2013 Cartology, Western Cape

For its floral aromas, richness and superb saline finish, it could be a vouvray, but Chris Alheit's Cartology is actually a semillon/chenin blend. £24.99 - £30.90. SAwinesonline, Harrogate Fine Wine, Woodwinters, Hedonism