A magnificent seven wines this week!

This week, my magnificent seven wines are paired with recipes taken from Paul Hollywood's new book, Bake.   Clearly, the Key Lime Pie and Doughnut recommendations are very much tongue in cheek! Hand-raised Sunday lunch pie 2019 Yalumba, Y Series Merlot, South Australia (£9.49, reduced to £5.99 in a Mix Six, Majestic; £8.00, Tesco).  This…

2019 Smith & Sheth, Cru Heretaunga Syrah, Gimblett Gravels, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Every year, the generous souls at the Gimblett Gravels Winegrowers Association send me a mixed case of the finest wines from this special subdistrict of Hawke’s Bay.  I have written up my favourite wines on three previous occasions in MoneyWeek.  My preferred 2012 was Trinity Hills Syrah, and my pick of the 2016s was a Syrah from Craggy Range. …
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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-five 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…

Vineyard Magazine – May 2022 – It’s that time of year again

Vineyard May 2022 It’s That Time of Year Again www.vineyardmagazine.co.uk Around Easter time each year, my doorbell rings with renewed vigour and frequency as wine deliveries arrive thick and fast.  Most are new 2021 vintage releases, and many of these are new English wines.  It is late Spring; the flowers are in bloom, and it is an exciting…
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The Jukes Giftbox – the ultimate 0.0% alcohol tasting experience

The Jukes Giftbox The Jukes Giftbox includes two bottles of each of Jukes 1, Jukes 2, Jukes 6, Jukes 8 and one bottle of the limited edition Jukes 5.  Priced at £42.50, this is the complete collection of Jukes Cordialities and the beautiful gift sleeve ensures you have no need for any wrapping paper!  You can link directly to the Jukes shop here…