Wine of the week

Best wines: the finest Vinho Verde I have ever tasted
Glasses of white wine
Expert’s view

Best wines: the finest Vinho Verde I have ever tasted

Wine expert Matthew Jukes gives his verdict on which bottles to enjoy this year
11 Oct 2021
Wine of the week: a Rabelaisian delight
2017 Thelema Mountain Vineyards, Rabelais, Stellenbosch, South Africa
In Review

Wine of the week: a Rabelaisian delight

This South African red is one of the most elegant and luxurious wines of the year
16 Nov 2020
Two ground-breaking South African creations
2018 Jessica Saurwein, Chi Riesling, Elgin, South Africa
In Review

Two ground-breaking South African creations

An invigorating dry riesling and one of South Africa’s most refined and floral pinots.
20 Sep 2019
Wine of the week: a vital and perfectly flavoured Menetou
2017 Menetou-Salon, Domaine de l’Ermitage, Laurence et Géraud de la Farge, Loire, France
In Review

Wine of the week: a vital and perfectly flavoured Menetou

You are guaranteed to be amazed at the energy and pristine freshness of this wine.
6 Sep 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
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

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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: a delicious Burgundy with a keen price tag
2015 Mercurey, 1er Cru Les Puillets, Chateau de Chamilly, Burgundy, France
In Review

Wine of the week: a delicious Burgundy with a keen price tag

Money Week wine expert Matthew Jukes on his pick of the week
12 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
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