Taste

2008 Bordeaux Retrospective – 10 Years On hosted by BI Wine

 2008 Bordeaux Retrospective – 10 Years On
hosted by BI Wine www.biwine.com tel. 020 7269 0703
including…
31st March 2018/by Matthew

Five vintages of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti – 2011-2015

Five vintages of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
2011-2015
2011 (tasted January 2014)


Thoughts on…
11th February 2018/by Matthew

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report – Day Four, Thursday 11th January 2018

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report
I am breaking with tradition this year by publishing my 2016 Burgundy…
12th January 2018/by Matthew

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report – Day Three, Wednesday 10th January 2018

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report
I am breaking with tradition this year by publishing my 2016 Burgundy…
11th January 2018/by Matthew

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report – Day Two, Tuesday 9th January 2018

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report
I am breaking with tradition this year by publishing my 2016 Burgundy…
9th January 2018/by Matthew

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report – Day One, Monday 8th January 2018

2016 Burgundy En Primeur Report
I am breaking with tradition this year by publishing my 2016 Burgundy…
9th January 2018/by Matthew

Thank you to all of my international Friends and Members

Dear Friends and Members,

A year on from launching my upgraded website design, together with the Friends…
15th December 2017/by Matthew

Vega Sicilia launch 8th December 2017

Vega Sicilia launch 8th December 2017
All pricing has been confirmed this morning by Berry Bros. &…
8th December 2017/by Matthew

Yalumba Tasting with winemaker Natalie Cleghorn

A medley of Barossa and Eden images,
with Yalumba's incredible renovated cellars, centre left,
5th December 2017/by Matthew

Turkey Flat with Christie & Alex Schulz and winemaker Mark Bulman

I visited Turkey Flat in October and tasted and toured with Christie and Alex Schulz and winemaker Mark…
5th December 2017/by Matthew

A week in Piemonte – preparing for my Piemonte Report 2018

I have just spent an incredible week in Piemonte tasting wines for my new 2018 Piemonte Report to…
26th November 2017/by Matthew

A stunning tasting at Henschke with Stephen & Justine, which included a ‘perfect’ wine

Henschke, Eden Valley, South Australia

I popped into Henschke for a quick tasting and came away…
19th November 2017/by Matthew

Beaujolais Nouveau Day – 16th November 2017

I gave up on Beaujolais Nouveau a long time ago.  I always seem to remember the date though - it's the…
14th November 2017/by Matthew

A remarkable tasting of the Domaine Naturaliste portfolio of wines with Bruce Dukes

Domaine Naturaliste, Margaret River, Western Australia
with winemaker Bruce Dukes


I enjoyed a fascinating…
10th November 2017/by Matthew

2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Tenute Silvio Nardi, Tuscany, Italy

Every once in a while I taste a Brunello di Montalcino which really hits the spot.  Regular readers…
10th November 2017/by Matthew

Two fascinating Barossa wineries both with a desire to develop international listings

Barossa Valley - more notes, this time from two new names to me.
I always try to taste some new wineries…
9th November 2017/by Matthew

Two epic wines with Ben Glaetzer – with a world first scoop!

It is always energising spending time with Ben Glaetzer, so I was looking forward to catching up with…
9th November 2017/by Matthew

A Torbreck World First Preview Tasting with Ian Hongell & Andrew Tierney

Torbreck Tasting at the Winery with Ian Hongell & Andrew Tierney
17th October 2017
I recently spent…
5th November 2017/by Matthew

Penfolds g3 – a remarkable new wine from Peter Gago

This copy is embargoed until 19th October 2017
Penfolds g3 - tasted with winemaker Peter Gago on 13th…
18th October 2017/by Matthew

A new identity for Billecart-Salmon and the launch of the 2006 Cuvées Louis & Nicolas François

Billecart-Salmon Launch of the new 2006 Cuvées Louis & Nicolas François and the new branding identity…
9th October 2017/by Matthew

Craggy Range Prestige Collection releases with winemaker Matt Stafford

Craggy Range new releases with winemaker Matt Stafford

2017 Te Muna Road Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc,…
5th October 2017/by Matthew

2015 Bordeaux Cru Bourgeois tasting in London

2015 Bordeaux Cru Bourgeois Tasting in Carlton House Terrace - September 2017
I attended this tasting…
5th October 2017/by Matthew

The Penfolds Collection 2017 – first impressions

The Penfolds Collection 2017 tasted with Peter Gago 13th September 2017
Embargoed until 5th October…
4th October 2017/by Matthew

33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction exceeds expectations – breaking news

Here is a news item on the Auction held last Saturday, which I trailed last week with my picks of the…
2nd October 2017/by Matthew