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2021 Piemonte Report is now live and available to download for Members

I am delighted to announce the publication of my 2021 Piemonte Report. This is the seventh and largest…
24th November 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…
4th November 2021/by Matthew

The Vineyard & Winery Show 2021 – 24th November 2021

24th November 2021
Kent Event Centre, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF
New for 2021: The Vineyard…
8th August 2021/by Matthew

Matthew Williamson x Jukes – this summer’s must have alcohol-free drink

 Matthew Williamson x Jukes

A quintessential Matthew Williamson design marks the launch of Jukes…
4th August 2021/by Matthew

The Penfolds Collection 2021 – embargoed until 22nd July 2021  00:01 AEST

The Penfolds Collection 2021
‘A return of the word Hermitage’
To be released for sale from Thursday…
21st July 2021/by Matthew

A late entry to my 2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Malartic Lagravière

2020 Château Malartic Lagravière Rouge, Pessac-Léognan

50.4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47.8% Merlot,…
15th July 2021/by Matthew

Matthew Jukes 2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report

 


The 2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Campaign is proving to be one of the most fascinating in years…
7th July 2021/by Matthew

Yalumba, The Caley Vertical 2012 – 2016

Yalumba, The Caley Vertical 2012 – 2016
Notes, thoughts and scores on the finest, five-consecutive-vintage-red-wine-vertical…
20th June 2021/by Matthew

2018 Klein Constantia, Vin de Constance, Constantia, Western Cape, South Africa

2018 Klein Constantia, Vin de Constance, Constantia, Western Cape, South Africa - 500ml bottle (approx.…
10th June 2021/by Matthew

2020 Elégance du Clos Cantenac, Bordeaux Rosé, France

2020 Elégance du Clos Cantenac, Bordeaux Rosé, France (approx. £42.00 per bottle and £84.00 per magnum,…
10th June 2021/by Matthew

The Six – 2019 Single Quinta Ports from the Symington Family

The Six
2019 Single Quinta Ports from the Symington Family
2019 was an unusually dry year, with half…
2nd June 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 25 – Beauséjour Duffau-Lagarrosse

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 25 - Beauséjour Duffau-Lagarrosse
A late entry to my 2020…
31st May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 24 – Margaux

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 24 - Margaux

2020 Château Margaux, 1er Cru Margaux
89%…
24th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 23 – Canon

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 23 - Canon

2020 Château Canon, Premier Grand Cru Classé,…
24th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 22 – Léoville-Las Cases

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 22 - Léoville-Las Cases

2020 Château Léoville-Las Cases,…
24th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 21 – Haut-Bailly

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 21 - Haut-Bailly

2020 Château Haut-Bailly Rouge, Pessac-Léognan
52%…
14th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 20 – Figeac

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 20 - Figeac

2020 Château Figeac, Premier Grand Cru Classé,…
14th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 19 – La Conseillante

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 19 - La Conseillante

2020 Château La Conseillante, Pomerol
87%…
12th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 18 – La Fleur-Pétrus

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 18 - La Fleur-Pétrus
 


2020 Château La Fleur-Pétrus,…
6th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 17 – La Lagune

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 17 - La Lagune

2020 Château La Lagune, 3ème Cru Ludon,…
5th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 16 – Léoville, Langoa & Mauvesin Barton

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 16 - Léoville Barton & Family
 


2020 Château…
4th May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 15 – Calon Ségur & Family

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 15 - Calon Ségur & Family
 


2020 Château Calon…
2nd May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 14 – Le Dôme & the JCP Maltus Portfolio

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report - Episode 14
Le Dôme & the JCP Maltus Portfolio

Le Dôme, Grand…
2nd May 2021/by Matthew

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report – Episode 13 – Angludet

2020 Bordeaux En Primeur Report
Episode 13 - Angludet

2020 Château Angludet, Margaux
46% Cabernet…
2nd May 2021/by Matthew