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Matthew Jukes 100 Best Australian Wines 2009

100 Best Australian Wines Article

Welcome to the sixth Matthew Jukes 100 Best Australian Wines “hotlist” – the most relevant, bang up to date buyer’s guide to the crème de la crème from Down Under for consumers and trade buyers alike. In a year of dramatic headlines and events, it is good to be able to launch our strongest hotlist […]

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MoneyWeek, 15 May 2009 – 2007 Riesling, Léon Boesch, Alsace

MoneyWeek Article

2007 Riesling, Domaine Léon Boesch Alsace, France (£15.00, Green & Blue Wines tel. 020 8693 9250 and http://www.greenandbluewines.com). Once in a while I get a real shock when I am tasting new wines and this week’s coronary moment came when I stumbled across Nick Brookes from Vine Trail (tel. 0117 921 1770) and his range […]

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MoneyWeek, 8 May 2009 – 2006 LYM Tannat, Uruguay

MoneyWeek Article

2006 LYM Tannat, Gimenez Mendez, Las Brujas, Montevideo, Uruguay (£136.95 inc vat and delivery / case of 12 bottles, The Maidenhead Wine Company tel. 01628411273 & http://www.maidenheadwine.co.uk ). I have never, in my wine trade life of twenty-two years, written up a wine from Uruguay. I have tasted many hearty reds, most made from the […]

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MoneyWeek, 1 May 2009 – 2008 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Réserve des Oliviers, France

MoneyWeek Article

2008 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, La Réserve des Oliviers, Domaine Chante Cigale / Maison Favier, Southern Rhône, France (21.00, SWIG, http://www.swig.co.uk or tel. 08000 272272). I am assured that this wine arrives in the country in the next few days and that SWIG will physically have stock shortly thereafter, so please register your interest immediately, but allow a […]

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