MoneyWeek Wine Club – December

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Collection of Six Tremendous Christmas Wines
Tanners Wine Merchants
3rd December 2021/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Christmas Special – 6 epic wines for ultimate celebrations

MoneyWeek Christmas Special
2006 Billecart-Salmon, Le Clos Saint Hilaire Brut, Champagne, France (approx.…
3rd December 2021/by Matthew

2018 Beeslaar, Pinotage, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Abrie Beeslaar made this magnificent wine from 25-year-old bush vines, and it was fermented in concrete…
26th November 2021/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – November 2021

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six November Beauties
from Lea & Sandeman
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24th November 2021/by Matthew

2019 Swinney, Farvie Frankland River Syrah, Western Australia

Last year, I alerted you to the majesty of the inaugural 2018 vintage of Farvie Grenache and its sibling…
19th November 2021/by Matthew

2015 Château Laforge, Grand Cru Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux, France

It is probably bad form to quote one’s own previously published work in this brand new column, but…
12th November 2021/by Matthew

2018 Littorai, The Pivot Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, California

While the topic of top-end Californian Pinot Noir might be a little esoteric, I cannot get through this…
5th November 2021/by Matthew

2007 Quinta do Noval, Colheita, Tawny Port, Portugal

I have been struggling to find retailers for this wine, and it is a source of complete bafflement and…
29th October 2021/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – October 2021

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces an Extraordinary Autumnal Selection
Swig (t) 08000 272272 (w)
27th October 2021/by Matthew

2019 The Society’s Exhibition Crozes-Hermitage, Northern Rhône, France

Alexandre Caso started an agency in the Rhône supplying specialised labour for vineyard work, and his…
22nd October 2021/by Matthew

2016 Roda I Reserva, Bodegas Roda, Rioja, Spain

We have all had to wait an eternity for the new Bond film to be released, and I have had to sit tight…
15th October 2021/by Matthew

2020 Soalheiro, Primeiras Vinhas, Alvarinho, Vinho Verde, Portugal

I experienced a rare eureka moment in August.  While dining at a smarty-pants fish restaurant in Portugal,…
8th October 2021/by Matthew

2020 Lirac Blanc, La Fermade, Domaine Maby, Southern Rhône, France

The wine tasting invitations are flooding in now that we are seemingly heading back to a version of new…
1st October 2021/by Matthew

2017 Sino da Romaneira, Quinta da Romaneira, Douro, Portugal

I find myself talking up great wines every single day; after all, it’s my job.  Last year I talked…
24th September 2021/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – September 2021

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a stunning Autumnal selection from Robert Rolls
(t) 020 3215 0011 (w)…
22nd September 2021/by Matthew

2016 Áster, Finca El Otero, Ribera del Duero, Spain

This is the fourth wine that I have written up from the La Rioja Alta wine company (makers of none other…
17th September 2021/by Matthew

NV Louis Roederer, Collection 242, Champagne, France

I am out on a limb this week because as I write this column, nothing is confirmed.  I am crossing my…
10th September 2021/by Matthew

2018 Château Deyrem-Valentin, Cru Bourgeois Supérieur, Margaux, Bordeaux, France

It’s funny how my drinking habits have remained relatively constant over the years, even though my…
3rd September 2021/by Matthew

2020 Domaine de l’Ile Blanc, Porquerolles, Côtes de Provence, France

I love the two 2020 releases from Domaine de l’Ile, and I have decided to lead with the white wine,…
27th August 2021/by Matthew

2020 Dog Point Vineyard, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Ivan Sutherland and James Hely met at Cloudy Bay over three decades ago.  Along with fellow wine legends…
20th August 2021/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – August 2021

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Beautiful Summer Wines
Haynes Hanson & Clark
(t) 020…
18th August 2021/by Matthew

2020 Briccotondo, Langhe Arneis, Fontanafredda, Piemonte, Italy

Even though I have been writing about wine for well over two decades, I still think of myself as a member…
13th August 2021/by Matthew

2019 Dalrymple, Pinot Noir, Pipers River, Tasmania, Australia

As every year passes Dalrymple makes finer and finer wines.  The 2011 vintage of this very wine made…
6th August 2021/by Matthew

2018 Danbury Ridge, Chardonnay, Essex, England

Every so often a set of wines comes along that changes the paradigm.  These moments are usually unexpected,…
30th July 2021/by Matthew