2015 Kleinood, Tamboerskloof Syrah, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I am rather ashamed that I haven’t written up this wine before in MoneyWeek because it has been a masterful…
24th May 2019/by Matthew

2017 Les Clos de Paulilles, Collioure Blanc, Rivesaltes, Roussillon, France

You will have come across Rivesaltes before as home to some of the most extraordinary, fortified French…
17th May 2019/by Matthew

2014 Chapel Down, Kit’s Coty, Coeur de Cuvée, North Downs, Kent, England

Nothing less than a global scoop this week, 2014 Coeur de Cuvée is the second vintage release from the…
10th May 2019/by Matthew

2008 Pazo de Señorans, Selección de Añada Albariño, Rías Baixas, Spain

This wine’s vintage is not a typo. At a recent Wine Soc. tasting, there were three old Albariños on…
3rd May 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – May 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Stunning Collection of Wines
Domaine Direct
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2nd May 2019/by Matthew

2016 Viñas de Gain, Artadi, Álava, Spain

I strolled around a huge tasting the other day and was particularly enthused when I hit the Artadi table. …
26th April 2019/by Matthew

2018 Kottabos, Grenache / Syrah, Boschkloof, South Africa

I have not come across the wines from Kottabos before and, at a massive tasting with hundreds of wines…
18th April 2019/by Matthew

NV Cottonworth, Brut Rosé, Hampshire, England

I am always on the lookout for top-flight English sparkling wines and as the years pass the number of…
12th April 2019/by Matthew

2015 Mercurey, 1er Cru Les Puillets, Château de Chamilly, Burgundy, France

I have become rather fussy about my Burgundies as the years roll by and my annual Burgundy Report (published…
5th April 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – April 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Stunning Spring Selection
Tanners Wine Merchants
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29th March 2019/by Matthew

2015 Niepoort, VV Vinhas Vehlas Branco, Bairrada, Portugal

I am a fan of the wines from the legendary Niepoort portfolio but I have always felt that the wines just…
29th March 2019/by Matthew

2017 Barbera d’Alba, Aves, G.B. Burlotto, Piemonte, Italy

I am extremely excited to introduce you to this incredible new release from Burlotto.  There is a stunning…
22nd March 2019/by Matthew

2017 Château Changyu Moser XV, Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc de Noir, Ningxia, China

This week I have a wine story which sounds so outlandish and improbable that it simply could not be true. …
15th March 2019/by Matthew

2017 Chianti, Colli Senesi, Campriano, Tuscany, Italy

Picture the scene – secret agent James Bond and arch enemy Le Chiffre, sitting opposite each other…
8th March 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – March 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Stunning Wines
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1st March 2019/by Matthew

2016 Craggy Range, Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

I am fortunate to receive an annual tasting case from the Gimblett Graves Winegrowers Association. …
1st March 2019/by Matthew

2002 Lanson, Noble Cuvée, Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France

I always endeavour to taste wine with an open mind.  ‘Taste the wine, not the label’, is advice…
22nd February 2019/by Matthew

2017 Wiltinger, Riesling Trocken, Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, Saar, Germany

This is a column about magic.  Not the David Copperfield or Penn & Teller style of magic, but real…
15th February 2019/by Matthew

2015 Elephant Hill, Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Last week I wrote about the predictability, or otherwise, of New Zealand’s most famous vinous export,…
8th February 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – February 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Delicious Burgundies
Haynes Hanson & Clark
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1st February 2019/by Matthew

2018 Greywacke, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

I find myself rapidly tiring of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.  I now think that you are less likely to…
1st February 2019/by Matthew

2017 Chablis, Domaine Adhémar et Francis Boudin, Burgundy, France

I tasted 1272 Burgundies in the second week of January while compiling my 2017 Burgundy En Primeur Report. …
25th January 2019/by Matthew

2018 Whispering Angel, Sacha Lichine, Caves d’Esclans, Côtes de Provence, France

I have written up every single vintage of this game-changing rosé, and two years ago I featured the…
18th January 2019/by Matthew

2015 Rosso di Montalcino, Vigneto Gauggiole, Castiglion del Bosco, Tuscany, Italy

I have to cast my mind back to last June and a dinner hosted by Massimo Ferragamo to recommend this wine. …
11th January 2019/by Matthew