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You get what you pay for this week – and I have a tasting exercise for you, too!

All of the wines this week are staggering value.  I also have a little tasting exercise for you this…
19th September 2020/by Matthew

Five wines which belie their price points!

My theme this week is wines which belie their keen price point with stunning flavours.

NV Baron Amarillo,…
5th September 2020/by Matthew

From five to twenty pounds, my collection of wines this week is both surprising and fascinating

From five to twenty pounds, my collection of wines this week is both surprising and fascinating.   The…
22nd August 2020/by Matthew

Six absolute belters this week with stunning value for money all round

Six absolute belters this week with stunning value for money everywhere you look.  There is no food…
15th August 2020/by Matthew

A white wine, sub-tenner, lockout today!

A white wine lockout today because I am certain that the sun will shine (considering I wrote this three…
1st August 2020/by Matthew

It’s Welsh Wine Week!

It’s is Welsh Wine Week from 27th July – 2nd August, so here are three superb wines with which to…
25th July 2020/by Matthew

Famous names and great deals this week with recipes from Marcus Wareing

Famous names and great deals this week in my stunning line-up of great value wines.  Marcus Wareing…
18th July 2020/by Matthew

Five supermarket wines this week – all classics.

Five ‘classics’ this week – all perfect examples of their famous, international styles of wine. …
11th July 2020/by Matthew

Two wonderfully contrasting Verdicchios and a 4th July Californian blockbuster this week!

One of the most impressive labels and flavours of the year in my 4th July wine plus two wonderfully contrasting…
4th July 2020/by Matthew

A chillable red, a cheeky half bottle and a Somerset Rosé in the line-up this week

A chillable red, a cheeky half bottle in the line-up this week and a Somerset Rosé in the line-up this…
27th June 2020/by Matthew

Six wines with every flavour you need for summery entertaining

A globetrotting collection this week with every single style of wine you need for summery cuisine. …
20th June 2020/by Matthew

Five stunning wines this week including a thrilling Soave and a knockout Malbec

All sensational wines this week with extraordinary purity and depth of fruit.  The dishes mentioned…
13th June 2020/by Matthew

Fascinating and unusual flavours to woo your senses including an Aglianico, a Carmenère and a Marsanne

I have some fascinating and unusual flavours this week to woo your senses.  The recipes mentioned are…
6th June 2020/by Matthew

A legendary Sauvignon Blanc and an intelligent canine in the line-up this week

A legendary Sauvignon Blanc and an intelligent canine in the line-up this week.  The recipes mentioned…
23rd May 2020/by Matthew

Some beautiful oddities this week including a wine from world-famous cinematographer Michael Seresin

I have a marvellous collection of oddities this week including a white wine from the world-famous Harry…
16th May 2020/by Matthew

A rare, decent £5 red, an intriguing gin and an inexpensive new rosé among others this week!

In the mix this week -  a bargain-priced red and rosé and a fragrant gin.  The recipes this week are…
9th May 2020/by Matthew

Stunning wines this week and some unexpected and deep discounts, too!

This is the very first time in twenty years that two prices are wrong on my page.  Sorry!  I filed…
2nd May 2020/by Matthew

Two contrasting Pinots, a juicy Rioja, an English fizz and a stellar Saint-Amour!

A perfect pair of Pinots, a juicy Rioja, an English sparkler and a sensational Saint-Amour this week.

2016…
25th April 2020/by Matthew

A genuinely delicious globe-trotting collection of wines

I have had some fun putting together this genuinely delicious, globe-trotting collection of vinous gems.

2019…
18th April 2020/by Matthew

It’s Easter Weekend, so here are six wines for chocolate

Six completely different styles of wine which all adore chocolate.

NV Taste the Difference, Very Sweet…
11th April 2020/by Matthew

Two Mourvèdres, a Durif, a Riesling, a Sauvignon Blanc and a Chardonnay this week

I have a fascinating pair of South African Mourvèdres this week which could not be more different in…
4th April 2020/by Matthew

Five outstanding wines this week from a huge range of specialist merchants

Sadly, after this column went to print, The Wine Society shut its doors and so you will have to make…
28th March 2020/by Matthew

Six spectacular wines to go with James Martin’s Islands to Highlands recipes

This is a great week for recommendations because every wine is a winner and they are perfectly matched…
21st March 2020/by Matthew

Five absolutely amazing wines this week including two Portuguese beauties

A collection of epic wines from some of our amazing independent UK wine specialists – the best palates…
7th March 2020/by Matthew