Night in

2013 Bonardo, Nieto y Senetiner

With floral and dark cherry aromas, this bright new vintage red made from bonardo specialists Nieto packs a punch of pepper and spice. £8.99, Marks & Spencer

Dinner party

2010 Villa Maria Reserve Pinot Noir

Redolent of a bowl of fresh raspberries, this super-fragrant kiwi pinot noir is sweet, ripe and full-bodied with a touch of oak spiciness. £11.33, reduced from £17.99, Tesco

Splash out

2012 Fortnum and Mason Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon, Cullen

Sweet aromas of berries and mint underpinned by liquorice lead into a rich blackberry flavour. £20.82, down from £24.50, Fortnum and Mason