Angels, volcanoes and the haka this week – these 6 wines couldn’t be more diverse!

The recipes mentioned in the text here are taken from Paul Hollywood’s feature in Weekend Magazine today. 2016 Domaine Begude, Le Bel Ange Chardonnay, Pays d’Oc, France (£9.99, reduced to £8.99 each for a mix six deal until 30 October, Majestic).  Pay attention – this is a wickedly good wine and it is a steal […]
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The Amorist - October 2017

I imagine the last thing that you expected to see in this column was a long list of Semillons.  Just the word Semillon is enough to elicit a titter from even the most hardened of wine snobs.  One thing you never ask another wine trade colleague is, ‘have you tasted my Semillon?’.  My ears are […]
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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 a weekly update 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…

2016 Roero Arneis, Bruno Giacosa, Piemonte, Italy

In less than a month’s time, I gird my loins and head off for my favourite five days of the year – my annual Piemonte tour.  I will taste every serious Barolo and Barbaresco I can find and add the notes to my ever-expanding Piemonte Report.  By the time I return there will be over […]
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