Wednesday Wines

Every Wednesday I select a few great wines that I think offer particular value for money and also a huge amount of joy on both the nose and palate for you to savour. These wines are designed to lift your mood during these uncertain times. This initiative allows me to run wild outside of the formats of my weekly national columns. All of the merchants featured in Wednesday Wines are able to deliver to your doorstep, so you should be able to order easily and receive the wines without too much delay.

Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 200 – Sass & Dif

2021 Sassicaia, Tenuta San Guido, Bolgheri-Sassicaia, Italy and 2022 Le Difese, Tenuta San Guido, Toscana, Italy are two staggeringly delicious wines, and this might shock readers, but I enjoyed them equally.  Yes, equally.  I am well aware that 2021 Sassicaia is a Titan of a wine that makes collectors drool with desire, and while it offers…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 199 – Valentine’s Day Special An Epic Bunch of Rosés

It’s pretty cool when you meet your heroes, and I met one of mine yesterday. I have been obsessed with Lalomba Rosado since I published an article on the second-ever release, the 2016 vintage, in my MoneyWeek column in 2017. The current release 2022 vintage made the grade in my Finest Fifty 2023, and here is part of its entry - 2022 Ramón…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 198 – 2022 Swinney Farvie Releases

I was fortunate to taste my featured three wines last October in Perth at a Swinney masterclass that I was honoured to be asked to host.  I was instructed to inform the guests that this was an extraordinary event, not least because they were tasting these three 2022s six months before their official launch.  In addition to this trio, we tasted…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 197 – 2007 Billecart-Salmon, Le Clos Saint-Hilaire

First impressions of legendary Le Clos Saint-Hilaire   There is always a great sense of anticipation when a new vintage of LCSH is released onto the market. The first vintage of this ultimate lieu-dit-wine was the legendary 1995, and you can read about every single vintage of this Champagne in Episode 88 of Wednesday Wines. In a staggeringly…