Penfolds 170th Anniversary Launch of Bin Series, Icon and Luxury collections

Penfolds 170th Anniversary Launch
from 23rd February 2014
Here are my notes on the Penfolds ‘Bin…
1st March 2014/by Matthew

The phenomenal wines of G.D. Vajra, Barolo, Piemonte, Italy

I am very grateful to Francesca Vaira for sending me…
20th December 2013/by Matthew

English Wine Producers Communicator of the Year 2013 – Thank you for this honour!

2nd August 2013/by Matthew

The Launch of 2000 Bollinger RD en Jeroboam in London

One of those rare days in the wine business.
The Launch of 2000 Bollinger RD and a mini-vertical with…
19th July 2013/by Matthew

The PIWOSA London Launch – my pick of the wines

PIWOSA Tasting, Soho, London, June 2013
The Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa collaboration…
18th July 2013/by Matthew

A link to Victoria Moore’s excellent Telegraph article on my 100 Best Australian Wines

15th June 2013/by Matthew

2013 releases from Caves d’Esclans, La Motte en Provence

2013 releases from Caves d’Esclans
2011 Déssse, Astrée, Caves d’Esclans, Vin de Pays du Var
2nd June 2013/by Matthew

2011 Vintage Port Release with my scores/20

2011 Vintage Port Release
Scores out of twenty and then listed in my preferred order within each score…
2nd June 2013/by Matthew

Ornellaia 25 Year Anniversary Celebration – a vertical tasting at Sotheby’s

Ornellaia 25 Year Anniversary Celebration
16th May 2013
With winemaker Axel Heinz
Raw notes from the…
31st May 2013/by Matthew

2004 Dom Pérignon – first taste

First thoughts on 2004 Dom Pérignon
I met with Vincent Chaperon on the day of the launch and here are…
27th May 2013/by Matthew

Winner of the Journalist Award 2013 – Portuguese Wine Awards

I was delighted to be awarded this Journalist Award last night at the Potuguese Embassy.  Many thanks…
6th March 2013/by Matthew

2011 Bekkers, Syrah, McLaren Vale, South Australia – first taste

A quick post on a wondrous bottle of wine which Toby and Emmanuelle Bekkers posted to me this week. …
21st December 2012/by Matthew

Essential reading for every man over the age of forty

This timely and well-written piece is essential reading for every single man over the age of 40.  I…
4th October 2012/by Matthew

My new book jacket for 100 Most Iconic Wine Estates – on sale October 2012

16th September 2012/by Matthew

A Treasure Chest of 29 South Africa gems published in Classic Wine in South Africa this month

A Treasure Chest of 29 gems (in order of lightest to heaviest whites, then reds, then sweeties) published…
24th February 2012/by Matthew

Honorary Australian of the Year 2012 – Matthew Jukes



I am absolutely thrilled to announce that I have been made Honorary Australian…
25th January 2012/by Matthew

Marty Edwards from The Lane Masterclass/Dinner – 23rd January

An Incredible evening with Marty Edwards of The Lane
I am immensely proud to announce a one-off evening…
13th January 2012/by Matthew

The Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting 2011

I was honoured to MC the 12th Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting last November at the National…
7th January 2012/by Matthew

My 25 Hand-Picked Wineries of the Year in South Africa’s Brand New Wine Magazine – Classic Wine

After an ‘epiphanic’ trip earlier this year, Matthew Jukes’ view of SA has changed through his…
7th January 2012/by Matthew

A link to my Selector Magazine article on the Stonier International Pinot Noir Tastings

19th July 2011/by Matthew

Australian Wine Trade Flood Relief Raffle

Australian wine industry rallies behind flood victims despite economic blow

The Australian wine industry,…
5th February 2011/by Matthew

Redhook Wine Tasting – thank you all for coming!

Last night we tasted and munched our way through one of the greatest line ups of wine and food I have…
24th January 2011/by Matthew

The Ultimate ‘Michelin Wines’ – from Bibendum Restaurant’s Michelin House Centenary Celebrations

Bibendum Restaurant's ‘Michelin Wines'

As part of the celebrations of the Michelin House's Centenary…
22nd January 2011/by Matthew

William Curley Chocolate and Wine event – 20 October 2010

I am hosting another of my amazing chocolate and wine matching tastings next week!  Be there.

To be…
17th October 2010/by Matthew