2021 Château La Mascaronne, Rosé, Côtes de Provence, France

There are few properties in the South of France as breathtakingly beautiful as La Mascaronne.  There…
20th May 2022/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – May 2022

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Summery Stunners
from Lea & Sandeman
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18th May 2022/by Matthew

2019 Smith & Sheth, Cru Heretaunga Syrah, Gimblett Gravels, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Every year, the generous souls at the Gimblett Gravels Winegrowers Association send me a mixed case of…
13th May 2022/by Matthew

Matthew Jukes MoneyWeek Special Report – A triumphant year for Bordeaux

Matthew Jukes MoneyWeek Special Report
2021 Bordeaux En Primeur - A triumphant year for Bordeaux

6th May 2022/by Matthew

2019 Cirò Rosso, Gaglioppo, Santa Venere, Calabria, Italy

A handful of wineries in southern Italy make wines from the ultra-rare Gaglioppo grape. I remember first…
29th April 2022/by Matthew

2016 Colle Massari, Poggio Lombrone, Sangiovese Riserva, Montecucco, Tuscany, Italy

Neighbouring Montalcino, Montecucco is often described as the ‘hidden gem’ of Tuscany.  I have never…
22nd April 2022/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – April 2022

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a delicious Easter selection from Robert Rolls
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20th April 2022/by Matthew

2020 Canava Chrissou, Tselepos, Santorini, Greece

I remember sending Merryn Somerset Webb, our beloved Editor in Chief, an email a decade ago asking if…
15th April 2022/by Matthew

2018 Proprietà Sperino, Uvaggio, Coste della Sesia Rosso, Piemonte, Italy

I have featured many rare wines on this page over the years, but this fellow and its stablemates must…
8th April 2022/by Matthew

2021 Thistledown, Gorgeous Old Vine Shiraz, Small Batch, Riverland, Australia

The Shiraz or Syrah grape variety is equally at home flying solo or being used as a component in a blend. …
1st April 2022/by Matthew

2018 Iona, Solace Syrah, Elgin, South Africa

I first visited Andrew and Rozy Gunn, the custodians of Iona, some two decades ago.  A relatively new…
25th March 2022/by Matthew

NV Exton Park, Reserve Blend RB32 Brut, Hampshire, England

I am continuing my occasional spotlight on indie wine merchants with a glowing review of Swains.  Situated…
18th March 2022/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – March 2022

  MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Stunning Spring Wines
Yapp (t) 01747 860423 (w)
16th March 2022/by Matthew

2019 Bila-Haut, M. Chapoutier, Côtes du Roussillon Villages, France

I love high quality, independent wine retailers, which is not surprising because this metier is in my…
11th March 2022/by Matthew

2020 Tapanappa, Piccadilly Valley Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills, South Australia

I have a trio of tremendous whites from Tapanappa for you this week, and they are all new vintage releases,…
4th March 2022/by Matthew

2020 Crozes-Hermitage Rouge, Maison Les Alexandrins, Northern Rhône, France – NEWSFLASH

Before you read about this wonderful wine below, I think it is important to let you know that the retailer…
25th February 2022/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – February 2022

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces
Six Tremendous Wines
A mixed case…
23rd February 2022/by Matthew

2017 Quinta da Leda, Casa Ferreirinha, Douro, Portugal

I enjoyed an epiphanic tasting the other day at the brilliant Corrigan’s Mayfair.  I mention the restaurant…
18th February 2022/by Matthew

2016 Boulevard Napoléon, Le Pal Grenache Gris, Vin de Pays de l’Hérault, France

I tasted over 350 wines the other day at one of the country’s most important wine importer events,…
11th February 2022/by Matthew

2018 Petit Verdot by Belle-Vue, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France

I have recently tasted a large number of 2018 clarets, and many of the finer wines seem to deliver stylish,…
4th February 2022/by Matthew

2020 Régnié, Vallières, Jean-Marc Burgaud, Beaujolais, France

There are two things that I love about this week’s recommendation.  Firstly, a select handful of independent…
28th January 2022/by Matthew

2018 Amarone della Valpolicella, Villa Annaberta, Veneto, Italy & five more beauties!

2018 Amarone della Valpolicella, Villa Annaberta, Veneto, Italy (£18.00, Co-op).  It’s about time…
21st January 2022/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – January 2022

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces
Six Tremendous New Year Wines
Haynes Hanson & Clark
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19th January 2022/by Matthew

2020 Silver Lining, Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills, South Australia

Marty Edwards started his working life as an elite Navy clearance diver.  He then moved from special…
14th January 2022/by Matthew