2018 Niepoort, Vertente, Douro, Portugal

It has been stiflingly hot at times this year, and while many people reach for chilled whites and rosés,…
5th August 2022/by Matthew

2020 Pouilly Sur Loire, Chasselas, Jonathan Didier Pabiot, France

Made from the rare Chasselas grape, this incredible white wine comes from Sauvignon Blanc’s spiritual…
29th July 2022/by Matthew

2021 Château Galoupet, Nomade Rosé, Côtes de Provence, France

I tasted a huge number of pretty pricy rosés the other day, and none of the wines was particularly earth-shattering.…
22nd July 2022/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – July 2022 – The Last Hurrah

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces
Six Scintillating Summer Wines
Haynes Hanson & Clark
21st July 2022/by Matthew

2020 Saramusa, Pateiro, Ribeiro, Spain

I enjoyed a couple of hours at the Wines from Spain annual tasting and focussed on wines and wineries…
15th July 2022/by Matthew

2021 Blind River, Sauvignon Blanc, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

I have long been a fan of Blind River, a small property owned by Lawson’s Dry Hills, which makes three…
8th July 2022/by Matthew

2021 Le Rêve Rosé, Côtes de Provence, France

There is a mountain of money being spent in Bordeaux on winery renovations right now, and some of the…
1st July 2022/by Matthew

2020 Cadet de la Bégude, Provence, France

I have never written up a Bandol on this page, which is surprising given how much I love this historical…
24th June 2022/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – June 2022

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Collection of Six Scintillating Summer Wines
Tanners Wine Merchants
23rd June 2022/by Matthew

2020 Rall, AVA Syrah, Swartland, South Africa

Every winemaking country in the world has its icon wines, and superstar winemakers and South Africa is…
17th June 2022/by Matthew

2020 Swinney, Mourvèdre Grenache Syrah, Frankland River, Western Australia

I trumpeted the inaugural 2018 releases of the spectacular Farvie wines on this page a couple of years…
10th June 2022/by Matthew

2021 AIX, Rosé, Provence, France (Magnum)

John Brinkley has been an ever-present influence in my 35-year wine life.  I suspect he is a fixture…
3rd June 2022/by Matthew

2021 Akitu, Pinot Noir Blanc, Lake Wanaka, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Akitu was established in Lake Wanaka two decades ago by Andrew Donaldson. Andrew planted 12 hectares…
27th May 2022/by Matthew

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
(t) 020 7244 0522 (w)
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
(t) 020 3215 0011 (w)…
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