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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.

Wine of the week: a new dawn for Douro reds
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Wine of the week: a new dawn for Douro reds

Many Douro red wines seem to lack polish and sophistication. Not this one.
3 Jul 2020
Wine of the week: a phenomenal, plush chardonnay
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Wine of the week: a phenomenal, plush chardonnay

With stunning depth and juiciness, plush, but controlled oak and serious length, this is a phenomenal wine.
26 Jun 2020
Wine of the week: a simply perfect English sparkler
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Wine of the week: a simply perfect English sparkler

This is, without doubt, the most resonant and beautiful English wine I have ever tasted.
19 Jun 2020
Wine of the week: an unusual, sensual creature
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Wine of the week: an unusual, sensual creature

This luxuriously appointed Barbaresco contains hedonistic edges that gently tease the palate.
12 Jun 2020
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Wine of the week: two rare but brilliant English sparkling wines from Fox & Fox
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Wine of the week: two rare but brilliant English sparkling wines from Fox & Fox

These two new releases are worthy of extremely high praise.
5 Jun 2020
Wine of the week: five exquisite creations from Burgundy
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Wine of the week: five exquisite creations from Burgundy

This is an absolute gem of a quintet from Burgundy – and you must taste them all, says Matthew Jukes.
29 May 2020
Wine of the week: the masters of merlot
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Wine of the week: the masters of merlot

Leave your expensive clarets in the cellar and crack on with this terrific wine, says Matthew Jukes.
22 May 2020
A pulse-quickening sherry
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A pulse-quickening sherry

Matthew Jukes tastes a bone dry, palate-invigorating, sharply tangy sherry.
15 May 2020
A joyous Bojo and a classic white Burg
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A joyous Bojo and a classic white Burg

An epic Beaujolais Cru with a tiny price tag, and a good old classic, infantryman white Burgundy.
8 May 2020
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Wine of the week: a mind-blowing rosé
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Wine of the week: a mind-blowing rosé

People go gaga for this sophisticated, amazing, Provençal rosé.
1 May 2020
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Wine of the week: a simply sensational Champagne
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Wine of the week: a simply sensational Champagne

This 2007 is one of only a handful of truly great Champagnes I have tasted in the last 12 months, says Matthew Jukes.
24 Apr 2020
Wine of the week: a dark-hued, spicy, berry-stuffed beauty
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Wine of the week: a dark-hued, spicy, berry-stuffed beauty

The balance of fruit and acidity is pinpoint accurate in this Italian red that's perfect for drinking now.
17 Apr 2020
Wine of the week: a unique and very special pinot noir from New Zealand
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Wine of the week: a unique and very special pinot noir from New Zealand

The fruit in this Kiwi pinot noir is direct, pure and resonant, summing up the winemaker's intent in a single sip. 
7 Apr 2020
Wine of the week: a fascinating and memorable Italian red
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Wine of the week: a fascinating and memorable Italian red

You will fall under this wine’s spell in just one sip.
3 Apr 2020
Wine of the week: an extraordinary Champagne going cheap
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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
Wine of the week: the most memorable gig in the wine world
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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
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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
Wine of the week: a game-changing red from the Douro Valley
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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
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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
Wine of the week: the otherworldly silkiness of Japanese koshu
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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
Wine of the week: an utter stunner from Germany
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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
Wine of the week: a breathtaking, lip-smacking gewürz
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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
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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
Wine of the week: a super-smooth and mesmerising shiraz
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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
Wine of the week: a superb red from Georgia
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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
Wine of the week: Kiwi sauvignon blanc is back on track
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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
Wine of the week: a perfect Champers for New Year’s Eve
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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
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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
The top festive tipples
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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
A thrilling sem-sauv blend
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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
A textbook Tuscan beauty
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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
Three epic Aussie reds
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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
Wine of the week: a sensational red from Minervois
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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
An impressive and charming thoroughbred
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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
A delicious, complex blend from Portugal
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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
A wondrous dry white wine
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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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