Night in

2011 Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Verdicchio Classico dei Castelli di Jesi

Don't be put off by the amphora bottle because there's plenty of fruitiness and citrusy bite behind this Adriatic coast quaffer. £6.99, or 2 for £12 until Tuesday, Sainsbury's

Dinner party

2010 Jean-Luc Colombo Les Gravières, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône

This syrah from northern Rhône shows peppery fragrance and the spicy expression of the grape in its northerly location. £10.99, down from £13.99, Waitrose, until Tuesday

Splash out

2010 Maroslav-Léger Bourgogne Blanc La Combe

A Côte de Beaune white burgundy with a touch of oak adding complexity to the delicate chardonnay fruitiness. £15.80, The Sampler (thesampler.; 020-7226 9500)