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MoneyWeek Wine Club – February/March 2018

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Stunning Wines
from
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23rd February 2018/by Matthew

2016 Von Buhl, Bone Dry Riesling, Pfalz, Germany

Weingut Reichsrat von Buhl is one of the most famous and historic of Germany’s elite wineries.  Proud…
23rd February 2018/by Matthew

2014 Mitolo, Marsican Shiraz, McLaren Vale, South Australia

On the 19th September 2016, I received a phone call from Frank Mitolo asking me if we could meet up for…
16th February 2018/by Matthew

2014 Château Mazeris, Canon Fronsac, Bordeaux, France

There are over 8000 Châteaux in the mighty Bordeaux region and, because they make a few wines each,…
9th February 2018/by Matthew

2016 Riesling, Grand Cru Schlossberg, Domaine Weinbach, Alsace, France

This week, I have a shopping list for you from my favourite estate in Alsace.  Not only was the 2016…
2nd February 2018/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – January 2018

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Essential New Year Wines
from Haynes Hanson & Clark
(t) 020…
27th January 2018/by Matthew

NV Legras & Haas, Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut, Chouilly, Champagne, France

I met Jérôme Legras, a very long way from his home in the village of Chouilly, in Champagne’s Côte…
26th January 2018/by Matthew

2013 d’Arenberg, The Ironstone Pressings, GSM, McLaren Vale, South Australia

Many of McLaren Vale’s famous vineyards are inhabited by ancient, decomposed, laterite granite deposits…
19th January 2018/by Matthew

2015 Weingut Anette Closheim, Rouge, Nahe, Germany

If you asked a middle-aged British wine drinker to expound on the virtues of German wine, they would,…
12th January 2018/by Matthew

2016 Lea & Sandeman White Burgundy, France

The annual Burgundy En Primeur season looms (next week) and the common trailer message is Nigh-Biblical…
5th January 2018/by Matthew

2013 Reyneke, Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I had a genuine eureka moment back in September while I was working my way around the annual South African…
22nd December 2017/by Matthew

2014 Leeuwin Estate, Prelude Chardonnay, Margaret River, Western Australia

Leeuwin Estate is winery of the year in my annual 100 Best Australian Wines report.  I have been following…
15th December 2017/by Matthew

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