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
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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

2014 Chapel Down, Kit’s Coty, Coeur de Cuvée, North Downs, Kent, England

Nothing less than a global scoop this week, 2014 Coeur de Cuvée is the second vintage release from the…
10th May 2019/by Matthew

2008 Pazo de Señorans, Selección de Añada Albariño, Rías Baixas, Spain

This wine’s vintage is not a typo. At a recent Wine Soc. tasting, there were three old Albariños on…
3rd May 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – May 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Stunning Collection of Wines
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2nd May 2019/by Matthew

2016 Viñas de Gain, Artadi, Álava, Spain

I strolled around a huge tasting the other day and was particularly enthused when I hit the Artadi table. …
26th April 2019/by Matthew

2018 Kottabos, Grenache / Syrah, Boschkloof, South Africa

I have not come across the wines from Kottabos before and, at a massive tasting with hundreds of wines…
18th April 2019/by Matthew

NV Cottonworth, Brut Rosé, Hampshire, England

I am always on the lookout for top-flight English sparkling wines and as the years pass the number of…
12th April 2019/by Matthew

2015 Mercurey, 1er Cru Les Puillets, Château de Chamilly, Burgundy, France

I have become rather fussy about my Burgundies as the years roll by and my annual Burgundy Report (published…
5th April 2019/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – April 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Stunning Spring Selection
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29th March 2019/by Matthew

2015 Niepoort, VV Vinhas Vehlas Branco, Bairrada, Portugal

I am a fan of the wines from the legendary Niepoort portfolio but I have always felt that the wines just…
29th March 2019/by Matthew