MoneyWeek Wine Club – December 2020

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Epic Christmas Wines from Haynes Hanson & Clark (t) 020 7584 7927 (w) www.hhandc.co.uk (e) london@hhandc.co.uk  www.moneyweekwineclub.com/December A mixed case of 12 bottles (2 of each of the wines) is a bargain-priced £165.00 (saving £28.70) This collection of thrilling wines is perfectly poised to…

2018 Sancerre Blanc, Cuvée Marcel Henri, Domaine Chotard, Loire, France

I am always on the hunt for elite Sauvignon Blanc, but this is not as easy a challenge as it ought to be given there are oceans of examples out there.  Most leave me feeling unfulfilled, lacking in drive on the nose, mid-palate traction and drama on the finish.  These traits were commonplace twenty or thirty years ago when great terroir did its job…
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GRAPE VARIETIES – a short guide on what style of food to eat with each grape variety

  GRAPE VARIETIES & FOOD A brief guide to what goes with what? I could launch into a rant about not being a “red wine with meat” and “white wine with fish” kind-of-guy, but I won’t.  Suffice to say that it is totally up to you what you want to drink with your dinner, but I have some combinations that set the wine and food partnerships…
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FOOD & WINE MATCHING – everything you ever needed to know about this mysterious art

FOOD & WINE I have written about food and wine-matching for over twenty years.  Thirteen of my fourteen wine books have featured comprehensive food and wine-matching chapters and I have written over 1000 columns in the Daily Mail’s Weekend Magazine along this theme as well.  For more than 26 years, I wrote the wine lists for a handful of award-winning…

Five sensational wines this week including the finest GOC in memory

I have five sensational wines this week including one of the finest GOCs in memory and a quirky Terret Blanc. 2018 Mâcon Blanc, Nadine Ferrand, Burgundy, France (£17.70, reduced to £16.25 each in a case of 6 bottles, www.honestgrapes.co.uk).  This wine turns everything on its head.  Granted the price is around ten pounds more than the other…