Matthew Jukes - Wine Notes

2021 Piemonte Report is now live and available to download for Members

I am delighted to announce the publication of my 2021 Piemonte Report. This is the seventh and largest initiative I have ever published, whether in book format or online, and I hope that it enlightens Piemonte lovers like never before. With 126 estates featured and just over 1500 wines tasted and no less than 123,000 words of tasting notes,…
Matthew Jukes - Wine Notes

Matthew Williamson x Jukes – this summer’s must have alcohol-free drink

 Matthew Williamson x Jukes A quintessential Matthew Williamson design marks the launch of Jukes 8 to the permanent range of Jukes Cordialities LONDON Spring/Summer 2021 World-famous designer Matthew Williamson has joined forces with Jukes Cordialities to create a stunning new box to mark the permanent addition of the hugely popular, Provence…

Three absolutely elite rosés for committed fans of this stunning style of wine.

Three absolutely elite rosés for committed fans of this stunning style of wine. 2020 Le Grand Cros, L’Esprit de Provence Rosé, France (£17.95, uk.grandcros.com).  This is the finest rosé to date from this elite property and it is subtler, longer and more elegant than you could imagine.  Calm, cool, savoury and blessed with chalky acidity,…

2018 Danbury Ridge, Chardonnay, Essex, England

Every so often a set of wines comes along that changes the paradigm.  These moments are usually unexpected, breath-taking and deeply moving and while this wine and those in its portfolio are certainly genuine game-changers in the journey of the English wine story, I would be lying if I said they were unexpected.  I have been waiting a while to taste…

MoneyWeek Wine Club – July 2021

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Stunning Summer Wines from Yapp (t) 01747 860423 (w) www.yapp.co.uk A mixed case of 12 bottles (2 of each of the wines) is £184.00 (saving £12.30) It never ceases to amaze me when I call in samples to taste in preparation for my monthly MoneyWeek Wine Club selection.  I have known Yapp for 31 years and yet…