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Six superb wines wines this week including a beautiful Cabernet made by the late Wayne Stehbens

Globetrotting stunners this week, with terrific flavours in every single wine.  The recipes mentioned…
10th November 2018/by Matthew

Three classic Italians this week set the pace for your entertaining schedule

The recipes mentioned in the notes below come from Gino D'Acampo's new book which is featured in Weekend…
3rd November 2018/by Matthew

25th Anniversary Edition of Weekend Magazine

25th Anniversary Edition of Weekend Magazine
I have been lucky enough to work for Weekend Magazine,…
27th October 2018/by Matthew

Ingredients for a classic Kir this week and some superb discounts, too.

The recipes mentioned in the copy below are taken from the MasterChef winners cookbook featured in Weekend…
6th October 2018/by Matthew

Terrific flavours from off the beaten track

Terrific flavours for great prices this week from wines made off the beaten track!  The recipes mentioned…
29th September 2018/by Matthew

Some superb bargains this week with amazing flavours to enchant your senses

The recipes mentioned are Rosemary Shrager's and they are featured in the cookery pages of Weekend Magazine…
22nd September 2018/by Matthew

Some quirky and some familiar names this week in my star wines!

Some off-the-beaten-track wines this week.

2017 Pecorino, Terre di Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy (£7.99,…
8th September 2018/by Matthew

A flurry of rosés this week – from fairy light to rich and bold

A flurry of rosés this week - from fairy light to rich and bold.

2017 Reserve du Boulas, Côtes du…
1st September 2018/by Matthew

Elephant in the Room – one or a raft of great wines this week.

Find out this week which style of wine is the ‘elephant in the room’.

2017 Pfaffl, Neubern Riesling,…
25th August 2018/by Matthew

A fine Vinho Verde and a thrilling Aussie Chardonnay among the wines this week

The dishes mentioned in the copy this week are taken from Weekend Magazine's cookery pages featuring…
18th August 2018/by Matthew

Some exotic grapes this week, including a rare Kadarka!

Some exotic grapes this week, including a rare Kadarka!  The salad recipes mentioned in the copy below…
11th August 2018/by Matthew

As the temperature rises, get your ice buckets ready this week for my wines

As the temperature rises again(!), get your ice bucket ready this week for five stunning, chilled-out…
4th August 2018/by Matthew

A Californian Chardonnay gets its moment in the sun this week.

A Californian Chardonnay gets its moment in the sun this week.

2017 Tesco finest* Pinot Grigio, Trentino,…
28th July 2018/by Matthew

Three French classics form the backbone of this week’s selection.

Three French classics form the backbone of this week’s selection.  The recipes mentioned are part…
21st July 2018/by Matthew

Five fruit-driven wines this week, with strawberry, plum and cherry notes in my selection!

Five fruit-driven wines this week, with strawberry, plum and cherry notes in my selection!  The strawberries…
14th July 2018/by Matthew

Five whites this week all matched to fishy dishies! 

Five whites this week all matched to fishy dishies which are featured in the recipe pages of Weekend…
7th July 2018/by Matthew

A World Cup of wines this week – who will win?

A World Cup of wines this week – who will win?
I wrote this piece a fortnight ago and only the Aussies…
30th June 2018/by Matthew

The Daily Mail Weekend 200 Best Value Summer Wines 2018

The Daily Mail Weekend 200 Best Value Summer Wines 2018
(full notes, unedited with all stockists - prices…
23rd June 2018/by Matthew

A fitting vinous tribute to a legendary wine company this week among the picks!

The recipes mentioned in this week's column come from the Britain's Best Home Cook recipe book which…
9th June 2018/by Matthew

A bargain-priced Marsanne and a top-flight Pinot-Grigio this week

The recipes mentioned in the copy below are taken from this week's cookery feature in Weekend Magazine.

2017…
2nd June 2018/by Matthew

A posh Picpoul and a rich, swaggering Cape Chardonnay hit the headlines this week

A posh Picpoul and a rich, swaggering Cape Chardonnay hit the headlines this week.

2017 Journey’s…
26th May 2018/by Matthew

The very first Provençal rosé gin ever made is launched this week!

The very first Provençal rosé gin ever made is launched this week and it is delicious - see below!

2017…
19th May 2018/by Matthew

Hill-Smith Estate Chardonnay among the bargain-priced wines this week!

A few crazy deals on whites this week and two debut bargain-priced reds to snap up.

2016 Hill-Smith…
5th May 2018/by Matthew

Spain’s top £10 rosé and a luxurious Californian Pinot Noir among the stars this week. 

Spain’s top £10 rosé and a luxurious Californian Pinot Noir among the stars this week. The recipes…
21st April 2018/by Matthew