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2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 3 – Pichon Baron, Pibran & Suduiraut

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 3 - Pichon Baron, Pibran & Suduiraut

2020 Château Pibran…
15th April 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 2 – Sociando-Mallet

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 2 - Sociando-Mallet

2020 Château Sociando-Mallet (Haut-Médoc)
(53%…
15th April 2021/by Matthew

FOOD & WINE MATCHING – everything you ever needed to know about this mysterious art

FOOD & WINE
I have written about food and wine-matching for over twenty years.  Thirteen of my…
14th April 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 1 – Léoville Poyferré & Family

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 1 - Léoville Poyferré & Family

2020 Château Léoville…
11th April 2021/by Matthew

Jukes Cordialities – The ‘Lay Some Down’ Advertisement

The Jukes Cordialities 'Lay Some Down' Advertisement has appeared in
the Financial Times, The Week,…
31st March 2021/by Matthew

The 2016 Henschke New Releases – embargoed until 31st March 2021

The 2016 Henschke New Releases
embargoed until 31st March 2021


I was delighted to be invited to…
31st March 2021/by Matthew

2007 Bollinger R.D. preview & notes on a collection of historic Bollinger releases dating back to 1830

2007 Bollinger R.D. Preview Notes
released for sale worldwide on 8th March 2021


The latest release…
10th March 2021/by Matthew

The incredible 2019 releases from Domaine Paul Jaboulet Aîné

The incredible 2019 releases from Domaine Paul Jaboulet Aîné
First published 24th February, updated…
4th March 2021/by Matthew

Penfolds announces their Inaugural Collection of Californian Wines

Penfolds announces their Inaugural Collection of Californian Wines
Press embargo 17th February 2021…
17th February 2021/by Matthew

The awesome 2018 quartet from Boekenhoutskloof – arriving 8th March 2021

2018 Boekenhoutskloof Release – arriving on UK merchants shelves on 8th March 2021

2018 Boekenhoutskloof,…
5th February 2021/by Matthew

Vindependents 2019 Burgundy En Primeur Collection – my notes and scores

Vindependents 2019 Burgundy En Primeur Collection
See the A-Z of Vindependent Wine Merchants below and…
3rd February 2021/by Matthew

GRAPE VARIETIES – a brief guide on what style of food to eat with each grape variety

GRAPE VARIETIES & FOOD
A brief guide to what goes with what?
I could launch into a rant about not…
3rd February 2021/by Matthew

Lea & Sandeman 2019 Burgundy En Primeur Tasting with my QP recommendations

Lea & Sandeman 2019 Burgundy En Primeur Tasting


 

I was delighted to be involved in…
20th January 2021/by Matthew

Decorum Vintners 2019 Burgundy En Primeur Notes & Scores

Decorum Vintners 2019 Burgundy En Primeur Notes & Scores
(w) www.decvin.com Contact Mark Roberts…
16th January 2021/by Matthew

Goedhuis 2019 En Primeur Burgundy Tasting – published 23rd December 2020

Goedhuis 2019 En Primeur Burgundy Tasting
www.goedhuis.com tel. 020 7793 7900 & wine@goedhuis.com…
30th December 2020/by Matthew

Bourgogne de Vigne en Verre 2019 En Primeur Burgundy notes – published 28th December 2020

Bourgogne de Vigne en Verre 2019 En Primeur Burgundy notes
 

 



The pandemic has…
30th December 2020/by Matthew

Jukes Cordialities – the perfect Christmas gift!

Jukes Cordialities - the perfect Christmas gift

It has been a very challenging year in the wine business…
16th December 2020/by Matthew

NEWSFLASH – 2019 Les Hauts de Saint Martin, Saint-Chinian

NEWS FLASH
Last Friday I wrote up 2018 Les Hauts de Saint Martin, Saint-Chinian, Languedoc, France…
10th November 2020/by Matthew

2019 White Burgundy Previews with Goedhuis & Co.

A selection of 2019 White Burgundy Previews with Goedhuis & Co.


These wines are all previews…
28th October 2020/by Matthew

The end of the Furlough Scheme and The Drinks Trust End of Furlough Grant

The furlough scheme comes to an end on the 31st of October and is replaced by the Job Support Scheme,…
21st October 2020/by Matthew

Swinney’s Farvie Launch – my tasting notes for the event on the 9th September 2020

Swinney’s UK Farvie Launch & Portfolio Notes
at Bingham Riverhouse, Richmond
9th September 2020
 

I…
16th September 2020/by Matthew

The Penfolds Collection 2020 – notes and scores

The Penfolds Collection 2020
‘A polished performance’
To be released on 6th August 2020
With notes…
22nd July 2020/by Matthew

Château La Cabanne, Pomerol – a vertical tasting

Château La Cabanne, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
A Vertical Tasting


During lockdown, it was, not…
21st July 2020/by Matthew

My interview on Chuck Cramer’s ‘On The Road’ podcast

 

My great friend Chuck Cramer, 'Mr Californian Wine', has launched a great, new weekly podcast…
9th July 2020/by Matthew