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MoneyWeek’s Six Christmas Wines

2000 Añada Lustau, Vintage Sherry, Jerez, Spain (£20.00, 50cl bottle, Marks & Spencer).  After…
8th December 2017/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – December 2017

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces the Perfect Christmas Wine Selection
from Tanners Wine Merchants (t)…
1st December 2017/by Matthew

2016 Gertie Cabernet Franc by Ben Marx, Clare Valley, South Australia

Last September I was invited to be the international judge at the Royal Adelaide Wine Show.  The chance…
1st December 2017/by Matthew

2016 Domaine Naturaliste, Rachis Syrah, Margaret River, Western Australia

I stumbled across a pair of Domaine Naturaliste wines two years ago and immediately put them into my…
24th November 2017/by Matthew

2016 Creation, Viognier, Walker Bay, South Africa

Regular readers will be familiar with my very occasional Viognier recommendations.  We made a pact together…
17th November 2017/by Matthew

2012 Torre de Oña, Martelo Reserva, Rioja Alavesa, La Rioja Alta S.A., Spain

The famous La Rioja Alta company has released a brand new wine under its Torre de Oña brand and it is…
10th November 2017/by Matthew

2016 Le Alte, Friulano, Bidoli, Friuli-Grave, Italy

(Please note that the bottle shot in MoneyWeek is the wrong wine! Many apologies for any confusion in…
3rd November 2017/by Matthew

2012 Monteti, Tenuta Monteti, Maremma, Tuscany, Italy

It’s interesting how the Petit Verdot grape keeps popping up in conversation these days.  Back in…
27th October 2017/by Matthew

2016 Roero Arneis, Bruno Giacosa, Piemonte, Italy

In less than a month’s time, I gird my loins and head off for my favourite five days of the year –…
20th October 2017/by Matthew

2013 Teodosio, Aglianico del Vulture, Basilisco, Basilicata, Italy

I often think of grape varieties as having character traits.  Sauvignon Blanc – ‘light-hearted’,…
13th October 2017/by Matthew

2016 A Touriga Via Nua, Unoaked, Fitapreta Vinhos, Alentejo, Portugal

I know Portugal pretty well and the Alentejo region, to the East of Lisbon, in particular.  I have even…
6th October 2017/by Matthew

2016 Aristea, Chardonnay, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I was fortunate to be invited to the launch of the inaugural release of Aristea wines in the UK, so this…
29th September 2017/by Matthew

2014 Nerthus, Bourgogne Chardonnay, Haute Côte de Beaune, Roblet-Monnot, Burgundy, France

White Burgundy is getting a bit of a bashing at the moment from Aussie Chardonnay.  Why is this happening? …
22nd September 2017/by Matthew

2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Il Colle, Tuscany, Italy

MoneyWeek wine fans know that I am a Brunello sceptic.  I visit the region regularly and on each occasion…
15th September 2017/by Matthew

2014 Domaine de Moncalmès Rouge, Terrasses du Larzac, Vin de Pays de l’Hérault, France

I popped into Yapp the other day to load up with some Loire and Rhône classics and, chatting to the…
8th September 2017/by Matthew

2014 Babylonstoren, Nebukadnesar, South Africa

This is the top Bordeaux blend from the luxury lifestyle retreat, spa, gardens, restaurant and wine haven,…
1st September 2017/by Matthew

2007 Billecart-Salmon, Vintage, Champagne, France

Break out the Champagne, pop the corks ostentatiously and fill your glasses just that little bit too…
25th August 2017/by Matthew

2015 Tenuta Guado al Tasso, Vermentino, Antinori, Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy

 There is a lot to be said for the Vermentino grape and it is exciting that we are, in the UK, seeing…
18th August 2017/by Matthew

2012 Chianti Rufina Riserva, Vigneto Bucerchiale, Fattoria Selvapiana, Tuscany, Italy

As I get older and, inevitably, taste ever more wines, I find my palate drifting away from Tuscany. …
11th August 2017/by Matthew

2016 Ramón Bilbao, Lalomba Rosado, Rioja, Spain

When Ramón Bilbao winemaker, Rodolfo Bastida, said, ‘You have to take rosé as seriously as you would…
4th August 2017/by Matthew

2013 Cullen, Mangan East Block, Margaret River, Western Australia

Vanya Cullen was in the UK recently to host a very special dual-vertical tasting of her stellar Kevin…
28th July 2017/by Matthew

2015 Gusbourne, Pinot Noir, Boot Hill Vineyard, Kent, England

I tasted this wine back in early May and have waited patiently for over two months for its release. …
21st July 2017/by Matthew

2015 Circe, Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

I first wrote this wine up in my 100 Best Australian Wines 2016/17 Report which was published over a…
14th July 2017/by Matthew

2011 Vergelegen, Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I enjoyed an amazing tasting with Don Tooth, MD of Vergelegen, where he updated me on the fascinating…
7th July 2017/by Matthew