Have you ever noticed people at work? We’ll, try to be inconspicuous but take a peek. They’re either pecking away on their computer, talking into their Bluetooth or texting on their Smartphone. Yes, sadly we have become the Borg, the Star Trek fictional race of cyborgs, half human, half machine.

We’ll it’s Friday afternoon and it’s time to unplug, disconnect and lose yourself. That’s right … off the grid, dude.

You have some important wine considerations that you just can’t put off any longer. The weekend beckons there’s wine anxious to be uncorked.

Here are some great picks …

For the budget conscious, here’s a tasty $12 bottle:

Dry Creek Vineyards 2009 Dry Chenin Blanc, 12.5 percent alcohol. Crisp, clean and refreshing with notes of citrus, honeysuckle, mineral and spice. A steal.

Other great picks:

La Crema, 2009 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay, 13.9 percent alcohol, $20. A creamy chardonnay with aromas and flavors of pear, melon, vanilla, toast and spice. Has a lush texture. Nice length.

Dutton Goldfield, 2008 Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley, 13.5 percent, $35. A complex chardonnay with notes of crème brulee, pear, baked apple and a hint of caramel. Lingering finish.