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Matthew Jukes

Matthew Jukes is a winner of the International Wine and Spirit Competition's Communicator of the Year Trophy. He has been the MoneyWeek wine correspondent since 2006 and his four highly-acclaimed, annual wine Reports, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Piemonte and 100 Best Australian Wines are published on his website www.matthewjukes.com.

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Wine of the week: an extraordinary Champagne going cheap

This is a stellar Champagne made from perfect ingredients.
27 Mar 2020
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Wine of the week: the most memorable gig in the wine world

Every so often a bottle of white Rhône sneaks up on my palate and completely blows me away.
20 Mar 2020
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Wine of the week: a truly sublime Gavi

This Gavi producer makes some of the most sensual and rewarding styles of white wine in Italy.
13 Mar 2020
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Wine of the week: a game-changing red from the Douro Valley

Winemaker Matt Gant has weaved some magic with the wild, swarthy red grapes found in Portugal's Douro Valley.
6 Mar 2020
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Three epic Châteauneuf-du-Papes

This estate Châteauneuf and its two siblings are quite simply the finest releases from this much overrated appellation.
28 Feb 2020
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Wine of the week: the otherworldly silkiness of Japanese koshu

Japan’s koshu grape is a hard one to love, but this fascinating wine has an otherworldly silkiness, says Matthew Jukes.
21 Feb 2020
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Wine of the week: an utter stunner from Germany

This German pinot noir balances resplendent mid-palate fruit density with a sonorous aroma and a cool, long finish.
14 Feb 2020
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Wine of the week: a breathtaking, lip-smacking gewürz

This Alsatian gewürz is the quintessential definition of the grape in crystalline, liquid, dreamy form.
4 Feb 2020
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Wine of the week: a bafflingly sublime syrah from New Zealand

No other wine from this challenging vintage comes close to this syrah, says Matthew Jukes – it shines out like a beacon
31 Jan 2020
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Wine of the week: a super-smooth and mesmerising shiraz

Buy this incredible, mesmerising shiraz and help rebuild Australia's fire-ravaged wine country.
24 Jan 2020
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Wine of the week: a superb red from Georgia

This fruit-packed bottle is the first Georgian wine Matthew Jukes has recommended in 33 years.
18 Jan 2020
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Wine of the week: Kiwi sauvignon blanc is back on track

This New Zealand sauvignon blanc is a serious, handsome, angular creation that harks back to the great wine of the Loire Valley.
10 Jan 2020
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Wine of the week: a perfect Champers for New Year’s Eve

2013 Ayala, Le Blanc de Blancs This amazing wine works perfectly as a stunning New Year’s Eve Champagne recommendation.
27 Dec 2019
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A Christmas gift for the family wine-lover

2013 Brolo dei Giusti This wine is the perfect Christmas gift for the trickiest and most well-informed wine-lovers among your friends.
20 Dec 2019
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The top festive tipples

MoneyWeek wine columnist Matthew Jukes rounds up the best wines for your Christmas meals.
13 Dec 2019
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A thrilling sem-sauv blend

2018 Aristea sauvignon blanc/semillon This sem/sauv blend from Bordeaux walks the tightrope between lush fruit and dramatic acidity with rare precisio…
6 Dec 2019
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A textbook Tuscan beauty

2016 Chianti Classico, Casaloste This textbook Tuscan beauty boasts an abundance of unexpected flavour dimensions.
29 Nov 2019
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Three epic Aussie reds

2015 Majella Matthew Jukes returns from a trip to Australia full of praise for these three cabernet/shiraz blends.
22 Nov 2019
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Wine of the week: a sensational red from Minervois

2016 Château Maris This sensationally well-balanced wine not only challenges the greats from Minervois, but from the northern Rhône, too.
15 Nov 2019
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An impressive and charming thoroughbred

2018 Fleurie, La Roilette Grab a case of this pedigree specimen and you will be amazed at the breeding on display.
8 Nov 2019
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A delicious, complex blend from Portugal

2017 Quinta da Fonte Souto This is a delicious, finely textured, fruits-of-the-forest-style wine with amazing freshness and vibrancy.
1 Nov 2019
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A wondrous dry white wine

2018 G de Château Guiraud This wondrous dry wine triggered widespread adulation at one of Matthew Jukes' recent Bordeaux dinners.
18 Oct 2019
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A zany, paradigm-shifting creation

NV Bolé, Spumante BiancoThis terrific Italian sparkler has a Prosecco-style fizz, but with a knockout flavour and an awful lot more to hang onto.
11 Oct 2019
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A sensational Aussie chardonnay

2018 Payten & Jones For the price of a dodgy bottle of Chablis you can drink this sensational, pristine, pin-point accurate beauty, says Matthew Jukes…
4 Oct 2019
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A startling revelation from Aldi

NV Veuve Monsigny This well-packaged Champagne, with its insultingly low price point, is a genuine revelation.
27 Sep 2019
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Two ground-breaking South African creations

2018 Jessica Saurwein Chi Riesling An invigorating dry riesling that's a citrus lightning strike on your senses, and a one of South Africa's most ref…
20 Sep 2019
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Wine of the week: a bottle of vinous Viagra

2017 Cent Visages This is, by a long way, the sexiest wine I have tasted in a very long while, says Matthew Jukes.
13 Sep 2019
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Wine of the week: a vital and perfectly flavoured Menetou

2017 Menetou-SalonYou are guaranteed to be amazed at the energy and pristine freshness of this wine, says Matthew Jukes.
6 Sep 2019
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Wine of the week: the world’s greatest zinfandel

2017 Once & FutureThis Californian zinfandel is a truly great wine with fabulous black-cherry fruit, impeccable lift and brightness, and thrilling aci…
30 Aug 2019
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Wine of the week: a world-class sparkler from Dorset

This wine is an instant classic, says Matthew Jukes – a smooth, enticing, beautifully balanced number.
23 Aug 2019
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Wine of the week: 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.
16 Aug 2019
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Electrify your palate with this Txakoli

2018 Flysch If you have yet to experience the palate-electrifying flavour of a Txakoli then you haven’t lived, says Matthew Jukes.
9 Aug 2019
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A lively glass full of cricket-pitch cuttings

2018 London CRU With a haunting perfume of elderflower and cricket-pitch cuttings, this scintillating Bacchus should be your go-to apero of the summer…
2 Aug 2019
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Two beauties from the Cape

2017 Thorne & Daughters These compelling yet delicate and savoury South African wines are fashioned from hearty raw materials.
26 Jul 2019
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This incredible elixir is simply the best

2016 Soul Growers El Mejor This deliciously carnal creature boasts incredible intensity and fabulous, ululating tannins.
19 Jul 2019
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A perfect sauvignon blanc

2017 Blanc Fumé de Pouilly The cosmic balance and inescapable magic of this sauvignon blanc made it a perfect 20/20 in my tasting notes, says Matthew…
12 Jul 2019
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