Night in

Tesco 2013 finest* Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc

A fragrantly fresh and herbal Cape sauvignon blanc from Vergelegen, showing notes of passionfruit and gooseberry. £7.99, reduced from £9.99, until 20 May

Dinner party

2012 St-Nicolas de Bourgeuil Les VII Arpents de La Chapelle aux Vignes

A very drinkable cabernet rich in spring-sunshine flavours with a herbal backdrop to the savoury blackcurrant. £9.50, Jeroboams Shop

Splash out

2007 Roda 1 Reserva Rioja

It's pricey, yes, but this is a fabulous modern rioja, whose rich, vanilla-oak flavours coat a cherry fruitiness, with a nicely balanced acidity. Around £48, Hedonism, Selfridges, Handford Wines

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