MoneyWeek Wine Club – March 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Stunning Wines
Swig (t) 08000 272272 (w)
1st March 2019/by Matthew

2016 Craggy Range, Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

I am fortunate to receive an annual tasting case from the Gimblett Graves Winegrowers Association. …
1st March 2019/by Matthew

2002 Lanson, Noble Cuvée, Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France

I always endeavour to taste wine with an open mind.  ‘Taste the wine, not the label’, is advice…
22nd February 2019/by Matthew

2017 Wiltinger, Riesling Trocken, Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, Saar, Germany

This is a column about magic.  Not the David Copperfield or Penn & Teller style of magic, but real…
15th February 2019/by Matthew

2015 Elephant Hill, Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Last week I wrote about the predictability, or otherwise, of New Zealand’s most famous vinous export,…
8th February 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – February 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Delicious Burgundies
Haynes Hanson & Clark
(t) 020 7584…
1st February 2019/by Matthew

2018 Greywacke, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

I find myself rapidly tiring of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.  I now think that you are less likely to…
1st February 2019/by Matthew

2017 Chablis, Domaine Adhémar et Francis Boudin, Burgundy, France

I tasted 1272 Burgundies in the second week of January while compiling my 2017 Burgundy En Primeur Report. …
25th January 2019/by Matthew

2018 Whispering Angel, Sacha Lichine, Caves d’Esclans, Côtes de Provence, France

I have written up every single vintage of this game-changing rosé, and two years ago I featured the…
18th January 2019/by Matthew

2015 Rosso di Montalcino, Vigneto Gauggiole, Castiglion del Bosco, Tuscany, Italy

I have to cast my mind back to last June and a dinner hosted by Massimo Ferragamo to recommend this wine. …
11th January 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – January 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces the Perfect Winter Red Selection
Lea & Sandeman (t) 020…
5th January 2019/by Matthew

2007 Billecart-Salmon, Cuvée Elisabeth Brut Rosé, Champagne, France

I am thrilled to announce that the new vintage of Elisabeth Rosé has just this second, arrived in the…
27th December 2018/by Matthew

2012 Quinta do Noval, Late Bottled Vintage Port, Portugal

I will begin this paean to Quinta do Noval LBV by getting the grubby subject of price out of the way…
21st December 2018/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Christmas Special 2018

MoneyWeek Christmas Special 2018
2012 Le Mesnil, Blanc de Blancs, Grand Cru, Champagne, France (£34.99,…
14th December 2018/by Matthew

2016 Teusner, The Riebke Shiraz, Barossa Valley, South Australia

I first found Kym Teusner and his incredible wines back in 2006 when I was writing a wine guide in Australia. …
7th December 2018/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – December 2018

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Stunning Christmas Wines
Yapp Brothers (t) 01747 860423 (w)…
7th December 2018/by Matthew

2014 The Society’s Exhibition Shiraz, Victoria, Australia

I have written up both the 2007 and 2012 vintages of this label on this page and, in nigh on six hundred…
30th November 2018/by Matthew

2008 Viña Ardanza, Rioja Reserva, La Rioja Alta, Spain – Magnums

2008 will go down in the history books as a great vintage for Ardanza thanks to exceptional weather throughout…
23rd November 2018/by Matthew

2017 Arco Laarman, Focal Point Cinsault, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I have known Arco Laarman since he took over the reins at the famous Paarl winery Glen Carlou, and ten…
16th November 2018/by Matthew

2016 Mâcon-Chardonnay, Clos de la Crochette, Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon, Burgundy, France

I was asked what my favourite white grape was the other day and I instantly replied Chardonnay.  I then…
9th November 2018/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – November 2018

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Stunning Wines
Swig (t) 08000 272272 (w)
2nd November 2018/by Matthew

2016 Colomé, Malbec, Salta, Calchaquí Valley, Argentina

I don’t find myself writing up many top end Argentinian or Chilean reds.  I went to a tasting the…
2nd November 2018/by Matthew

2015 Gewurztraminer, Domaine Marcel Deiss, Alsace, France

There is a lot of rubbish written about not only the Gewurztraminer grape but also its most exciting…
26th October 2018/by Matthew

2015 La Dama, Domaines Lupier, Navarra, Spain

Due to land in the UK this side of Christmas, the new release of La Dama is utterly sensational.  I…
19th October 2018/by Matthew