Taste

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

The 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

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/wine/10118467/Hot-tips-on-Australian-wines.html
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
This…
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

http://www.selectormagazine.com.au/Wine/Articles/Wine-Stories/Wine-Opinions-and-Trends/Matthew-Jukes-SIPNOT-tasting
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