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.

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Wednesday Wines – Episode 212 – A preview of a stunning pair of 2022 La Chapelles

I was fortunate to taste 2023 Château La Lagune with Caroline and Delphine Frey at the Château back in April and after I had finished my tasting note (which you can read, free to view, on this website) they pulled a couple of rabbits out of the hat!  Not released for a couple of months, this is a genuine scoop, and I cannot commend this pair…
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Wednesday Wines – Episode 211 – A preview of three phenomenal Wynns Classics & bonus trio from Torbreck

I am very fortunate to receive super-early preview bottles of fine wine from all over the planet.  The privilege for this ‘pre-screening’ of epic wines is not lost on me.  While I tend to wait to publish notes until the embargo arrives or the wines reach the UK’s shores, sometimes I throw caution to the wind and post my thoughts on wines that…
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Wednesday Wines – Episode 210 – A Dozen Italian Beauties from Lea & Sandeman

www.leaandsandeman.co.uk I wrote a piece in MoneyWeek on the 19th of April (which you can read on this website) highlighting a Lea & Sandeman classic, 2020 Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso Azienda Agricola Visintini.  A couple more Italians caught my eye, so I thought it best to list them here.  I urge you to assemble a mixed dozen because I am…
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Wednesday Wines – Episode 209 – Another stellar Chardonnay from Larry Cherubino

2022 Cherubino, Gingin Willows Vineyard Chardonnay, Wilyabrup, Margaret River, Western Australia (£36.50, www.goedhuis.com). The eagle-eyed among you will already be aware that Larry Cherubino is my 100 Best Australian Wines ‘Winery of the Year’.  For completeness, here are some of his entries in my 2023/24 100 Best Report.  There is a lot…