A couple of Fridays ago I tweeted an *extra Friday night tip*, on top of my usual daily tip for mums and dads, which said when you choose wine, make sure you go for ones with a screwcap because they’re easy to open one-handed – just grip the bottle between your knees. Which quite a few parents seem to have identified with (thanks for the comments!)…

Award-winning blogger Helen McGinn is an ex-supermarket wine buyer and all-round wine guru (check out her brilliant blog www.knackeredmotherswineclub.com where she recommends one great red and one very slurpable white every week plus shares insights on her life as a knackered mother) and she’s kindly offered to share her favourite screwcap wines with me to share with you every Friday. Hurrah!

So, without further ado, this Friday’s screwcap wine is:

Cowrie Bay Chardonnay 2012, £6.99 (or 2 for £10 – it’d be rude not to really…) from Waitrose. Helen says, ‘This is proper pineapple in a glass, with a sort of fatness to it that is just what you want now that it’s bloomin’ freezing outside. Made in the Gisborne region in New Zealand. Purty label too, bright yellow. You can’t miss it.’ 

And I won’t!

Cheers, all.