Night in

2013 Tesco Finest* Côtes de Gascogne Gros Manseng Sauvignon Blanc

This appetisingly dry south-west French new vintage blend has a vibrantly juicy quality with a dry flourish on the aftertaste. £5.99, or buy 4 = £4.79, down from £7.99

Dinner party

2011 Malbec Luigi Bosca, Vistalba

A serious, pure and beautifully-crafted Argentinian malbec at an excellent price, with scented spice aplenty and a rich, black cherry fruit quality moulded into voluptuous shape by French oak. £15.99, buy 2 = Majestic

Splash out

2011 Insoglio del Cinghiale, Campo di Sasso, Bibbona, Toscana

Stylish Tuscan rosso, blending bordeaux varieties with syrah for a wine rich in primary dark berry fruit. £18.95,, 020-7265 2438