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Six fabulous Christmas wines with a bargain Sauvignon Blanc fantastic deal on Port

Three aromatic whites, two lusty reds and a heroic Port complete the wine list this week.  The recipes…
9th December 2017/by Matthew

The Daily Mail Definitive Christmas Collection 2017

The 80 Best Festive Wines for 2017
(prices correct at the time of going to press)
Stick to these 80…
8th December 2017/by Matthew

Incredible and unexpected – a fascinating collection of Christmassy wines this week

A collection of beautiful and unusual wines which all perform way above their price points.  Prue Leith's…
2nd December 2017/by Matthew

The first mention of the Passerina grape in Weekend and a wine named after Ipswich football club!

No recipes this week to match wines to, so I am straight into five beauties!  

2016 The Crossings,…
25th November 2017/by Matthew

Flashback to 1957 and wine styles which were popular then, brought to life today!

There were a handful of classic wine styles which were most popular in the 1950s.  Here are some modern-day…
18th November 2017/by Matthew

Some seriously impressive wine this week at very keen prices

Some seriously impressive wine this week at very keen prices – don’t miss the Mas Barrau!  The recipes…
11th November 2017/by Matthew

The first appearance of a Biferno in Weekend Magazine

Three Rhônes, a mighty Biferno, an Argentinean red blend and a fairy-light Riesling this week – all…
4th November 2017/by Matthew

Six beautiful wines this week and a rare correction!

One of the most eye-catching wine labels of the year and a top class Aussie Sauvignon Blanc lead the…
28th October 2017/by Matthew

Angels, volcanoes and the haka this week – these 6 wines couldn’t be more diverse!

The recipes mentioned in the text here are taken from Paul Hollywood's feature in Weekend Magazine today.

2016…
21st October 2017/by Matthew

Three brand new South Africans this week and an eleven minute rosé!

A fabulous collection of wines this week including no less than three brand new South Africans!

2017 FirstCape,…
14th October 2017/by Matthew

Three brand new South Africans form the heart of my selection today and a world scoop for Winbirri

Three brand new South Africans form the heart of my selection today and a world scoop for Winbirri Bacchus…
7th October 2017/by Matthew

A rare Corsican rosé and a delicate Loire Pinot Noir feature among other stylish wines this week

A rare Corsican rosé and a delicate Loire Pinot Noir feature among other stylish wines this week. …
30th September 2017/by Matthew

A rare Colombard, an even rarer Pecorino and a positively ‘unicorn-rare’ juicy Pinot Noir from the Loire.

The recipes mentioned in the copy below relate to Giorgio Locatelli's feature in Weekend Magazine today.

2016…
23rd September 2017/by Matthew

Six epic wines this week including my very own 50th Birthday Champagne

A mighty Southern Italian red blend is one of the star wines this week with the Poldark recipes which…
16th September 2017/by Matthew

Three Portuguese whites this week – a record!

A perfect pair of Vinho Verdes this week – completely different in style!

2016 Quinta de Azevedo,…
9th September 2017/by Matthew

The finest sub-tenner Spanish rosé of the year among a host of other great wines this week

The finest sub-tenner Spanish rosé of the year, a spectacular Languedoc white and a wondrous sweetie,…
2nd September 2017/by Matthew

The very finest example of the Turbiana grape among other superb wines today!

My BTL comes from the very finest winery in the world for the Turbiana grape variety.

2015 Tumbarumba…
26th August 2017/by Matthew

The first ever write up of the Dafni grape in Weekend Magazine

The first ever write up of the Dafni grape in Weekend Magazine.

2016 Le Grand Cros, L’Esprit de…
19th August 2017/by Matthew

Summer sales – lots of bargains to track down this week

Lots of wines on sale this week!  Grab them while you can.  The recipe references can be found in Weekend…
12th August 2017/by Matthew

A red and a white priced at only a fiver this week – cue the stampedes!

A load of bargains this week including a red and a white at the fiver mark!

2016 Co-op Irresistible…
5th August 2017/by Matthew

A rare Roero, a scintillating sparkler and a noble Fairtrade red this week

Seriously exciting wines this week including a rare Roero, a scintillating sparkler and a noble Fairtrade…
29th July 2017/by Matthew

Australia’s greatest value Tempranillo & a graffiti-labelled Prosecco are two of the stars this week.

Australia’s greatest value Tempranillo and a graffiti-labelled Prosecco are two of the stars this week.…
22nd July 2017/by Matthew

Four great wines and also a piece on Domaine de la Senche, Minervois

The recipes mentioned this week are, apparently, 'the best salads in the world' and they all appear alongside…
15th July 2017/by Matthew

Fizz, two whites, a red and a sweetie – it’s a dinner party line-up!

This week's recipes are all scone-based.  So, while you are busy baking scones I have sorted out the…
8th July 2017/by Matthew