2018 De Loach, Chardonnay, Russian River Valley Chardonnay, Sonoma County, California

The problem with wine tastings on Zoom and YouTube wine interviews is that there is nowhere to hide when…
5th February 2021/by Matthew

2017 Rully Blanc, Monopole Clos Folie, Domaine de la Folie, Burgundy, France

While I have written-up recent 2019 Burgundy En Primeur findings in various posts on my website, we all…
29th January 2021/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – January 2021

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a stunning New Year selection from Robert Rolls
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27th January 2021/by Matthew

2019 Timorasso Piccolo Derthona, Colli Tortonesi, La Spinetta, Piemonte, Italy

Superstar winemaker Giorgio Rivetti is most famous for his trio of masterful Piemonte reds,  Barbarescos…
22nd January 2021/by Matthew

2019 Zwillingslauser, Grüner Veltliner, Winzerhof Sax, Kamptal, Austria

Grüner Veltliner is a fabulous white grape and many of us are familiar with its charms.  Not long ago…
15th January 2021/by Matthew

2018 Kelly Washington, Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand

Tamra Kelly-Washington is a gifted winemaker and one who goes the extra mile for every one of her carefully-crafted…
8th January 2021/by Matthew

2018 Blackbook, Pygmalion Chardonnay, England

The Battersea-based Blackbook ‘urban winery’ is run by the mercurially talented husband and wife…
24th December 2020/by Matthew

2016 Marchesi Alfieri, Costa Quaglia Nebbiolo, Piemonte, Italy

I have long been a fan of Barbera d’Asti La Tota from the exceptional Marchesi Alfieri estate and the…
18th December 2020/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Christmas Special – Six Spectacular Wines

MoneyWeek Christmas Special - Six Spectacular Wines
2007 Billecart-Salmon, Cuvée Nicolas…
11th December 2020/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – December 2020

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Epic Christmas Wines
Haynes Hanson & Clark
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9th December 2020/by Matthew

2019 Ken Forrester Wines, The FMC, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I listened to fellow wine scribe Tim Atkin’s podcast with South African wine pioneer Ken Forrester…
4th December 2020/by Matthew

2018 Sancerre Blanc, Cuvée Marcel Henri, Domaine Chotard, Loire, France

I am always on the hunt for elite Sauvignon Blanc, but this is not as easy a challenge as it ought to…
27th November 2020/by Matthew

2014 Maranges, 1er Cru La Fussière Rouge, Domaine Bachelet-Monnot, Burgundy, France

Marc and Alexandre Bachelet made their first wines in the 2005 vintage and I have bought and also written…
20th November 2020/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – November 2020

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a spectacular Winter Selection
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18th November 2020/by Matthew

2017 Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Rabelais, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Forgive me for stealing some text from the Thelema website, but this snippet of history sets the scene…
13th November 2020/by Matthew

2018 Les Hauts de Saint Martin, Saint-Chinian, Languedoc, France

This week, I am sharing a wine with you which is not only insanely inexpensive but it is also obscenely…
6th November 2020/by Matthew

2019 Cedro do Noval, Vinho Branco, Noval, Douro, Portugal

This wine is a genuine star of the small screen.  If all goes to plan, last night on Amazon Prime, the…
30th October 2020/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – October 2020

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Collection of Six Stunning Autumnal Wines
Tanners Wine Merchants
24th October 2020/by Matthew

2014 Tim Adams, Schaefer Shiraz, Clare Valley, South Australia

Tim Adams and his wife Pam set up their eponymous winery in the idyllic Clare Valley in 1987.  This…
23rd October 2020/by Matthew

2018 Graacher Himmelreich, Riesling, Kabinett, JJ Prüm, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany

JJ Prüm is just about the only epic wine estate in the world, on my hit list of greats, who I have yet…
16th October 2020/by Matthew

2019 Fincher & Co., On the Brink Sauvignon Blanc, The Brink Vineyard, Renwick, Marlborough, New Zealand

This amazing new wine is due to arrive in the Majestic depot on the 5th October so, in theory, it should…
9th October 2020/by Matthew

2018 Swinney, Farvie Grenache, Frankland River, Western Australia

I have recently published an in-depth review of the inaugural releases of Matt Swinney and Rob Mann’s…
2nd October 2020/by Matthew

2018 Manar dos Seixas, Galician Roots, Gallina de Piel, Ribeiro, Spain

Made by El Bulli ex-sommelier David Seijas (for a detailed piece on David please see a previous Wednesday…
25th September 2020/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – September 2020

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Stunning, Autumnal Wines
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23rd September 2020/by Matthew