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

2016 Aristea, Méthode Cap Classique Rosé Brut, Stellenbosch, South Africa

You may remember that I went nuts about the inaugural, 2016 vintage of Aristea Chardonnay this time last…
12th October 2018/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – October 2018

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Stunning Autumnal Selection
Tanners Wine Merchants
(t) 01743…
5th October 2018/by Matthew

2017 Tomfoolery, Young Blood Grenache, Barossa Valley, South Australia

I attended a tasting the other day entitled ‘Off the Vine’ – its purpose was to show the UK trade…
5th October 2018/by Matthew

2013 Tignanello, Marchesi Antinori, Tuscany, Italy

I was asked, at short notice, to put together an elite-level France v Italy tasting the other day and…
28th September 2018/by Matthew

2017 DeMorgenzon, Roussanne, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Roussanne is one of the most wistful and hauntingly perfumed of all white grape varieties and while this…
21st September 2018/by Matthew

2017 Astrolabe, Province Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

I first met winemaker Simon Waghorn over a decade ago when I was judging wines in New Zealand.  A quietly…
14th September 2018/by Matthew

2017 I Muri Primitivo, Vigneti del Salento, Puglia, Italy

This might be one of the finest value red wines of the year but it is also rather a last-minute recommendation.…
7th September 2018/by Matthew

MoneyWeek Wine Club – September 2018

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces the Perfect Autumnal Selection
Lea & Sandeman
(t) 020 7244…
31st August 2018/by Matthew

2017 Flint Vineyard, Charmat Rosé, England

This is the first Charmat method wine released in England and it is a dreamy stunner. Frenchman Eugène…
31st August 2018/by Matthew

2017 Château Maris, Savoir Vieillir, Minervois, Languedoc, France

Robert Eden, vintner and co-owner of Chateau Maris has lived in France since 1994 after travelling in…
24th August 2018/by Matthew