AUTHOR

Matthew Jukes

An epic Selvapiana with bravado and panache
2016 Chianti Rufina, Vigneto Erchi, Fattoria Selvapiana, Tuscany, Italy
In Review

An epic Selvapiana with bravado and panache

A life-long Selvapiana fan, Matthew Jukes samples a tip off from a fellow wine scribe – and what a wine it turned out to be
30 Aug 2019
Wine of the week: electrify your palate with this Txakoli
2018 Flysch, Bodega Gorosti, Getariako Txakolina, Spain
In Review

Wine of the week: electrify your palate with this Txakoli

If you have yet to experience the palate-electrifying flavour of a Txakoli, then you haven’t lived.
16 Aug 2019
A lively glass full of cricket-pitch cuttings
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In Review

A lively glass full of cricket-pitch cuttings

With a haunting perfume of elderflower and cricket-pitch cuttings, this scintillating Bacchus should be your go-to apero of the summer.
9 Aug 2019
Wines of the week: two beauties from the Cape
2017 Thorne & Daughters, Wanderer’s Heart, Western Cape, South Africa
In Review

Wines of the week: two beauties from the Cape

These compelling yet delicate and savoury South African wines are fashioned from hearty raw materials.
1 Aug 2019
Wine of the week: this incredible elixir is simply the best
2016 Soul Growers, El Mejor, Cabernet Mourvedre, Barossa Valley, South Australia
In Review

Wine of the week: this incredible elixir is simply the best

This deliciously carnal creature boasts incredible intensity and fabulous, ululating tannins.
26 Jul 2019
Wine of the week: a perfect sauvignon blanc
2017 Blanc Fumé de Pouilly, Barre à Mine, Michel Redde et Fils, Loire, France
In Review

Wine of the week: a perfect sauvignon blanc

The cosmic balance and inescapable magic of this sauvignon blanc made it a perfect 20/20 in my tasting notes, says Matthew Jukes.
19 Jul 2019
Wine of the week: a low-brow but delicious Beaujolais
2018 Beaujolais-Lantignié, Alexandre Burgaud, France
In Review

Wine of the week: a low-brow but delicious Beaujolais

I cannot think of a young Beaujolais I have enjoyed more than this, says Matthew Jukes
12 Jul 2019
Wine of the week: a five-star pinot noir from New Zealand
2016 Mt Difficulty, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand
In Review

Wine of the week: a five-star pinot noir from New Zealand

One of the finest wines made in New Zealand and I cannot recommend it highly enough.
5 Jul 2019
Wine of the week: a terrific sparkler from Sussex
2015 Rathfinny, Blanc de Noirs Brut, Sussex, England
In Review

Wine of the week: a terrific sparkler from Sussex

The terrific, pale hue of this utterly delicious Sussex sparkler catches you unawares
28 Jun 2019
Wine of the week: a daring red for the summer barbie
2015 CVNE, Imperial Reserva, Rioja, Spain
In Review

Wine of the week: a daring red for the summer barbie

This mellow and complex red is perfect for succulent spring lamb.
21 Jun 2019
Wine of the week: an insanely well-made Kiwi sauvignon
2018 Te Whare Ra, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
In Review

Wine of the week: an insanely well-made Kiwi sauvignon

This staggeringly delicious New Zealand white is insanely well-made with bitingly fresh fruit and laser-driven accuracy on the palate
13 Jun 2019
Wine of the week: a commanding syrah from South Africa
2015 Kleinood, Tamboerskloof Syrah, Stellenbosch, South Africa
In Review

Wine of the week: a commanding syrah from South Africa

This dramatic, spicy wine is stuffed with the flavours of mountainside fruit
30 May 2019
Wine of the week: a thrilling white to serve with seafood
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In Review

Wine of the week: a thrilling white to serve with seafood

Money Week wine expert Matthew Jukes on his pick of the week
23 May 2019
Wine of the week: Kent’s epic Chardonnay sparkler
In Review

Wine of the week: Kent’s epic Chardonnay sparkler

Money Week wine expert Matthew Jukes on his pick of the week
14 May 2019
Wine of the week: a ravishing, summery white from Spain
2008 Pazo Señorans, Selección de Añada Albariño, Rías Baixas, Spain
In Review

Wine of the week: a ravishing, summery white from Spain

This Albariño is more than a decade old, but is still brimming with meadow-flower and citrus pith flavours and vigorous acidity.
10 May 2019
Wine of the week: a pair of beauties from the Cape
2018 Kottabos, Grenache/Syrah, Boschkloof, South Africa
In Review

Wine of the week: a pair of beauties from the Cape

Matthew Jukes gives his take on two fantastic South African wines
18 Apr 2019
Wine of the week: three heavenly Portuguese wines
2015 Niepoort, VV Vinhas Velhas Branco, Bairrada, Portugal
In Review

Wine of the week: three heavenly Portuguese wines

Money Week wine expert Matthew Jukes on his pick of the week
8 Apr 2019
Wine of the week: Burlotto brings a magician’s touch
2017 Barbera d’Alba, Aves, GB Burlotto, Piemonte, Italy
In Review

Wine of the week: Burlotto brings a magician’s touch

Money Week wine expert Matthew Jukes on his pick of the week
2 Apr 2019
Wine of the week: groundbreaking grapes from China
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In Review

Wine of the week: groundbreaking grapes from China

Money Week wine expert Matthew Jukes on his pick of the week
22 Mar 2019
Wine of the week: a juicy, joyous Chianti fit for James Bond
2017 Chianti, Colli Senesi, Campriano, Tuscany, Italy
In Review

Wine of the week: a juicy, joyous Chianti fit for James Bond

Wine expert Matthew Jukes on his favourite new finds
13 Mar 2019
Don’t judge this spectacular champers by its label
2002 Lanson, Noble Cuvée, Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France
In Review

Don’t judge this spectacular champers by its label

A layered chardonnay that proves the importance of keeping an open mind
28 Feb 2019
Three magical, obscenely good value Rieslings
2017 Wiltinger, Riesling Trocken, Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, Saar, Germany
In Review

Three magical, obscenely good value Rieslings

A trio of outstanding white wines from the Saar region
25 Feb 2019
2015 Rosso di Montalcino: a flabbergastingly good Tuscan
2015 Rosso di Montalcino, Vigneto Gauggiole, Castiglion del Bosco, Tuscany, Italy
In Review

2015 Rosso di Montalcino: a flabbergastingly good Tuscan

The very first Rosso vintage from Castiglion del Bosco does not disappoint
22 Jan 2019
2012 Quinta do Noval: a mind-expanding, monumental port
2012 Quinta do Noval, Late Bottled Vintage Port, Portugal
In Review

2012 Quinta do Noval: a mind-expanding, monumental port

A mind-bending creation which proves that port is not just for Christmas
7 Jan 2019
Six wines for the Christmas table
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In Review

Six wines for the Christmas table

Charm even the fussiest family members with these knockout selections
21 Dec 2018
Wine expert Matthew Jukes on a stunning shiraz
2016 Teusner, The Riebke Shiraz, Barossa Valley, South Australia
In Review

Wine expert Matthew Jukes on a stunning shiraz

In a crowded field to select the best Australian wines, the 2016 Riebke makes the cut
14 Dec 2018
A bottle of sheer excellence from an over-achieving estate
2014 The Society’s Exhibition Victoria Shiraz, Australia
In Review

A bottle of sheer excellence from an over-achieving estate

A deceptively simple Shiraz from the legendary Mount Langi Ghiran
12 Dec 2018
2017 Arco Laarman: a rare and intriguing cinsault
2017 Arco Laarman, Focal Point Cinsault, Stellenbosch, South Africa
In Review

2017 Arco Laarman: a rare and intriguing cinsault

A fruity vintage with a flavour you won’t find elsewhere
5 Dec 2018
2008 Viña Ardanza: go gaga for this Rioja
2008 Viña Ardanza, Rioja Reserva, La Rioja Alta, Spain
In Review

2008 Viña Ardanza: go gaga for this Rioja

A perfectly-aged wine with a stupendous flavour
29 Nov 2018
2015 Gewurztraminer: a stellar vinous treat like no other
2015 Gewurztraminer, Domaine Marcel Deiss, Alsace, France
In Review

2015 Gewurztraminer: a stellar vinous treat like no other

A vibrant vintage from one of the most iconic wine estates in the world
6 Nov 2018
La Dama: a mind-blowingly sensual Spanish red
2015 La Dama, Domaines Lupier, Navarra, Spain
In Review

La Dama: a mind-blowingly sensual Spanish red

This beguiling Spanish red is a pleasure for the senses
25 Oct 2018
Why this Stellenbosch blew me away
2016 Aristea, Méthode Cap Classique Rosé Brut Stellenbosch, South Africa
In Review

Why this Stellenbosch blew me away

A South African sparkling rosé that holds its own on the world stage
18 Oct 2018
Track down this edgy Aussie grenache
2017 Tomfoolery, Young Blood Grenache
In Review

Track down this edgy Aussie grenache

Wine-lovers should seek out this stripped-back modern classic
12 Oct 2018
2013 Tignanello: a groundbreaking Italian red
2013 Tignanello, Marchesi Antinori, Tuscany, Italy
In Review

2013 Tignanello: a groundbreaking Italian red

Raise a glass to the pioneering Tuscan blend which shocked 1970s traditionalists
8 Oct 2018
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