Matthew Jukes Report - 100 Best Australian Wines 2018-19

100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow 2018/19 - Save these dates

100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow 2018/19 - Save these dates I am thrilled to announce that the 100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow 2018/19 is taking shape and here are the dates for my tour!  You will see that there are some familiar names and some brand new partners, too.  It is without a doubt the most ambitious and far-reaching Roadshow since…

Five fruit-driven wines this week, with strawberry, plum and cherry notes in my selection!

Five fruit-driven wines this week, with strawberry, plum and cherry notes in my selection!  The strawberries mentioned below pick up the theme from the cookery pages in this week’s Weekend Magazine. 2017 Marlborough Rosé, 9.5%, Forrest Wines, New Zealand (£11.00, Marks & Spencer). Dr John Forrest expertly prunes his vines to achieve full ripeness of […]
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2013 Moss Wood, Ribbon Vale Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Western Australia

I hosted a rather fine private client event last week in Mayfair and lined up a superb collection of what I call ‘everyday posh’ wines from London merchant Jeroboams.  All European apart from one, this was an evening with a cornucopia of flavours and, by all accounts, the wines hit their mark.  Interestingly, the most […]
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Vineyard - June 2018 - Sparkling Rosé

Vineyard – June 2018 www.vineyardmagazine.co.uk Sparkling Rosé I think that sparkling rosé is the most challenging category in the British wine scene.  I remember tasting a load of wines three or four years ago and being able to pick out the duds from the colour alone.  Brown is not a colour I ever want to […]
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