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
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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

2017 Once & Future, Teldeschi Frank’s Block Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley, California

If you have ever enjoyed the wines from the famous Ravenswood portfolio or indeed the lusty red grape…
30th August 2019/by Matthew

2014 Bride Valley, Blanc de Blancs, Dorset

There are a good few retailers out there for this wine, so please do have a browse of the Bride Valley…
23rd August 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – August 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces the South African Excellence found at
Handford Wines
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22nd August 2019/by Matthew

2016 Chianti Rufina, Vigneto Erchi, Fattoria Selvapiana, Tuscany, Italy

Every so often I get a tip-off from a fellow wine scribe about a wine I ought to have a go at.  Of course,…
16th August 2019/by Matthew

2018 Flysch, Bodega Gorosti, Getariako Txakolina, Spain

Last week I featured the ultimate English aperitif white wine and if you missed it you can look it up…
9th August 2019/by Matthew

2018 LDN CRU, Baker St Bacchus, England

While researching a piece on urban wineries for my monthly column in elite English viticulture journal…
2nd August 2019/by Matthew

2017 Thorne & Daughters, Wanderer’s Heart, Western Cape, South Africa

A rather wonderful thing happened the other day.  I visited Handford in order to taste some wines for…
26th July 2019/by Matthew

2016 Soul Growers, El Mejor, Barossa Valley, South Australia

It was great to see winemaker Stuey Bourne in the UK last week.  A serious talent, this chap has spent…
19th July 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – July 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces 6 Stunning Summer Wines
Swig (t) 08000 272272, quoting MoneyWeek…
12th July 2019/by Matthew

2017 Blanc Fumé de Pouilly, Barre à Mine, Michel Redde et Fils, Loire, France

I tasted this wine on the 31st January and it moved me so much that I wanted to write it up on the spot. …
12th July 2019/by Matthew

2018 Beaujolais-Lantignié, Alexandre Burgaud, France

I have a number of guilty pleasures in the wine world.  These wines are supposedly a little low brow,…
5th July 2019/by Matthew

2016 Mt. Difficulty, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand

Fifteen years ago I released the first ever The Great New Zealand Pinot Noir Classification with my friend,…
28th June 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – June 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces Six Stunning Summer Wines
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25th June 2019/by Matthew

2015 Rathfinny, Blanc de Noirs Brut, Sussex, England

Made from 65% Pinot Noir and 35% Pinot Meunier, this is a fascinating ‘White from Red’ and even my…
21st June 2019/by Matthew

2015 CVNE, Imperial Reserva, Rioja, Spain

I have seen this wine a few times recently and every time I taste it, I love it.  It’s interesting…
14th June 2019/by Matthew

2018 Te Whare Ra, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Te Whare Ra (pronounced Tay Far-ray Rha) is located in the Marlborough sub-region of Renwick and it is…
7th June 2019/by Matthew

2016 Paringa Estate, Peninsula Shiraz, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

2016 Paringa Estate, Peninsula Shiraz, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia (£23.87,…
31st May 2019/by Matthew

2015 Kleinood, Tamboerskloof Syrah, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I am rather ashamed that I haven’t written up this wine before in MoneyWeek because it has been a masterful…
24th May 2019/by Matthew

2017 Les Clos de Paulilles, Collioure Blanc, Rivesaltes, Roussillon, France

You will have come across Rivesaltes before as home to some of the most extraordinary, fortified French…
17th May 2019/by Matthew