Matthew Jukes - Wine Notes

2017 Whispering Angel, Caves d'Esclans, Sacha Lichine, Côtes de Provence Rosé, France

2017 Whispering Angel, Caves d’Esclans, Sacha Lichine, Côtes de Provence Rosé, France I have been tracking this wine since day one – and I mean eleven years ago when Sacha Lichine realised his dream to launch an elite Provence Rosé not just yesterday when this preview sample was delivered to my door.  As every year […]

Serious bargains this week - white, red and also a fortified legend, too.

A keenly priced line-up this week with a legendary Madeira bringing some serious class to your table.  The recipes mentioned come from Kirstie Allsopp’s Christmas Recipe feature in Weekend Magazine. 2016 The Best Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico, Marche, Italy (£6.25, Morrisons).  Verdicchio is such a reliable style of wine and it often brings […]
Matthew Jukes Report - 100 Best Australian Wines 2017-18

100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow Partners & Dates Update

100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow Partners & Dates Update For the very first time, I have decided to post regular updates on matthewjukes.com regarding the dates and details for my forthcoming 100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow.  Many of my subscribers have asked for this so that you can find out first when and where these amazing wines will…
Matthew Jukes - Wine Notes

2016 Bekkers McLaren Vale Grenache & Syrah Grenache

2016 Bekkers McLaren Vale Grenache & 2016 Bekkers McLaren Vale Syrah Grenache Emmanuelle and Toby Bekkers have continued their quest for excellence with a fabulous duo of 2016 releases.  Both wines are predictably sensual and layered with plush, pliable, gleamingly pure fruit their sonorous calling card.  What attracts me so much to these two 2016 […]