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Yalumba, The Caley Vertical 2012 – 2016

Yalumba, The Caley Vertical 2012 – 2016 Notes, thoughts and scores on the finest, five-consecutive-vintage-red-wine-vertical I have ever tasted.  Made even more remarkable by the fact that these are the first five wine made under this label which is named in honour of Fred Caley Smith, a truly remarkable man whose character, memories and achievements…
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Matthew Williamson x Jukes – this summer’s must have drink

 Matthew Williamson x Jukes A quintessential Matthew Williamson design marks the launch of Jukes 8 to the permanent range of Jukes Cordialities LONDON Spring/Summer 2021 World-famous designer Matthew Williamson has joined forces with Jukes Cordialities to create a stunning new box to mark the permanent addition of the hugely popular, Provence…

Daily Mail Weekend Magazine Summer Special 2021 – the 100 Best Summer Wines

Daily Mail Weekend Magazine Summer Special 2021 The 100 Best Summer Wines By Matthew Jukes (Daily Mail Weekend Magazine photo taken by Mike Lawn) After a year off writing a Summer Special last year – I am not sure anything went to plan in 2020! -   I am back with a bang this Summer with the Finest Value 100 Wines on the shelves today!  There…
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My 2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – is now LIVE

  The 2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Campaign is proving to be one of the most fascinating in years and there is value to be found, too. While the weather conditions during the growing season were anything but straightforward, this incredible region has given rise to some staggeringly delicious wines as well as some renowned estates who have missed…

Vineyard Magazine – July 2021 – Kissing Cousins

Vineyard July 2021 Kissing Cousins www.vineyardmagazine.co.uk I am calling for the Pinot Class System to be abolished. Posh Pinot Noir lauds it over middle-class Pinot Meunier and Meunier looks down on working-class Pinot Noir Précoce. This varietal hierarchy is both outdated and also blinkered and so I have decided to spend this month’s column…