2013 Paracombe, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills, South Australia

Everyone in the world will be aware of just how devastating and indiscriminate the bush fires in Australia…
24th January 2020/by Matthew

NV Vachnadziani, Saperavi, Kakheti, Georgia

This is a world-first for me.  Not only is this my first Georgian wine write up in seven hundred columns…
17th January 2020/by Matthew

2019 Greywacke, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

I remember, to this day, the perfume and vivacity of 1987 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc like it were yesterday.…
10th January 2020/by Matthew

2013 Ayala, Le Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France

This article is exquisitely timely and also rather annoyingly ahead of the game.  This amazing wine…
27th December 2019/by Matthew

2013 Brolo dei Giusti, Valpolicella Superiore, Veneto, Italy

I have used my column this week as a vehicle to mention one of the most unusual and fascinating wines…
20th December 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Christmas Special 2019

MoneyWeek Christmas Special 2019
2016 Spottswoode, Lyndenhurst Cabernet Sauvignon, St Helena, Napa Valley,…
13th December 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – December 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Stunning Winter Selection
Tanners Wine Merchants
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11th December 2019/by Matthew

2018 Aristea, Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon, Elgin, South Africa

I love the Aristea wines and the new releases are the finest to date.  Owner Martin Krajewski encourages…
6th December 2019/by Matthew

2016 Chianti Classico, Casaloste, Tuscany, Italy

About a month ago the ‘Christmas wine samples’ started to flood in.  Waves and waves of cases of…
29th November 2019/by Matthew

2015 Majella, The Musician Cabernet / Shiraz, Coonawarra, South Australia

I have recently returned from a trip to Australia, bookended with two lengthy stopovers in China.  I…
22nd November 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – November 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Stunning Winter Wines
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20th November 2019/by Matthew

2016 Château Maris, Les Planels, Cru La Livinière, Minervois, Languedoc, France

It is often said that the La Livinière sub-region of Minervois is the finest of all.  I certainly detect…
15th November 2019/by Matthew

2018 Fleurie, La Roilette, Domaine Coudert, Beaujolais, France

Looking over my past MoneyWeek recommendations, I noticed that this very wine, albeit the 2010 vintage,…
8th November 2019/by Matthew

2017 Quinta da Fonte Souto, Florão Tinto, Portalegre, Alentejo, Portugal

Quinta da Fonte Souto is a new acquisition by the Symington family, owners of the heroic Port brands,…
1st November 2019/by Matthew

2016 Soraie, Cecilia Beretta, Veneto, Italy

At a recent The Bunch tasting – a collective of like-minded, elite UK wine merchants including Adnams,…
25th October 2019/by Matthew

2018 G de Château Guiraud, Bordeaux Blanc Sec, France

I have hosted a few top-notch Bordeaux dinners recently and rather than serve the eponymous glass of…
17th October 2019/by Matthew

NV Bolé, Spumante Bianco, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

I am always on the lookout for newly released wines and sometimes I stumble across completely zany, paradigm-shifting…
11th October 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – October 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces the Perfect Winter Red Selection
Lea & Sandeman
(t) 020…
7th October 2019/by Matthew

2018 Payten & Jones, Valley Vignerons Chardonnay, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia

I steamed around a huge Aussie tasting the other day and loved revisiting a large number of my 100 Best…
4th October 2019/by Matthew

NV Veuve Monsigny, Grand Reserve, Champagne, France

This is only the second Aldi wine that I have written up in 682 columns in this epic publication.  This…
27th September 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – September 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Extraordinary Wines
Haynes Hanson & Clark
(t) 020 7584…
26th September 2019/by Matthew

2018 Jessica Saurwein, Chi Riesling, Elgin, South Africa

The annual South African wine tasting was nothing short of eye-opening this year.  All too often this…
20th September 2019/by Matthew

2017 Cent Visages, Côt, Jean-François Mérieau, Touraine, Loire, France

A couple of years ago I wrote six columns for the short-lived, highbrow, erotic magazine The Amorist. …
13th September 2019/by Matthew

2017 Menetou-Salon, Domaine de l’Ermitage, Laurence et Géraud de la Farge, Loire – France

There are few people as respected in our wine trade as Robert Rolls. I have known him for over thirty…
6th September 2019/by mj-admin