Five superb wines this week to go with Gordon Ramsay's recipes

An autumnal rosé among the classic wines this week!  And a few wines to drink with Gordon Ramsay’s recipes which are featured in Weekend Magazine this weekend. 2018 Le Malbec de Balthazar, Pays d’Oc, France (£8.69, Waitrose).  This red is a beast!  The mighty Malbec grape is on superb form here boasting mulberry and cinnamon […]
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2018 G de Château Guiraud, Bordeaux Blanc Sec, France

I have hosted a few top-notch Bordeaux dinners recently and rather than serve the eponymous glass of Champagne before proceedings I decided to welcome guests with a cunning, dry white Bordeaux.  I chose G de Guiraud, as I had the Sauternes from the same property lined up for the pudding course.  It was a pair […]
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Matthew Jukes - Wine Notes

Penfolds Collection Tasting Notes - October 2019

Penfolds Collection Tasting Notes – October 2019  Some of all of the wines are available from the following merchants and the prices noted below are the RRPs direct from Penfolds –  www.bbr.com, www.biwine.com, www.igwines.com, www.laywheeler.com, www.frw.co.uk, www.justerinis.com, www.corneyandbarrow.com, www.harrods.com, www.hedonism.co.uk, www.majestic.co.uk, www.thewinesociety.com, www.laithwaites.co.uk, www.frazierswine.co.uk, www.cadmanfinewines.co.uk Author’s note – These tasting notes were written in haste […]
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Matthew Jukes -100 Best Australian Wines

100 Best Australian Wines 2019/20 Roadshow in China, Hong Kong & Taipei

100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow in China, Hong Kong & Taipei Cities & Dates announced I am thrilled to announce the cities and dates for my 100 Best Australian Wines 2019/20 Roadshow events.  This time I have trebled the number of events from two to six thanks to the incredible response to last year's events.  This means that I am visiting…
Matthew Jukes -100 Best Australian Wines

100 Best Australian Wines UK Roadshow 2019/20 - The Wines, Hosts & Dates

100 Best Australian Wines UK Roadshow 2019/20 - The Wines, Hosts & Dates I am thrilled to announce that the 100 Best Australian Wines Roadshow 2019/20 is underway and here are the confirmed dates for my tour so far!  You will see that there are some familiar names and some brand new hosts involved, too.  It is without a doubt the most ambitious…