Wine

Introducing the perfect autumnal selection

For September’s selection of wines, Matthew Jukes has picked six beauties from Lea & Sandeman that are unashamedly gastronomic, starting at under £10 a bottle.


Caroline Frey: a committed vinous eco-warrior

Caroline Frey

Matthew Jukes meets Caroline Frey, an inspiring pioneer revolutionising the wine trade.

Dip your hooter into these mighty Bordeaux

2010 Château Fourcas-Borie

2010 Château Fourcas-Borie
Matthew Jukes tastes two particularly impressive red Bordeaux.

The finest still xarello I have ever tasted

2016 HMR White, Mont Rubí wine

2016 HMR White
HMR White is Matthew Jukes’ pick for spring/summer indulgence – and it is guaranteed to impress your palate.

A rosé that tastes as good as it looks

2017 Barone Ricasoli rose wine

2017 Barone Ricasoli
Made from sangiovese and merlot, this wine looks as ravishing as it tastes.

The finest St-Jo Blanc I have ever tasted

2016 Saint-Joseph Blanc, Lieu-Dit, E. Guigal, Northern Rhône, France

2016 Saint-Joseph Blanc
This is a game-changer for this oft-ignored appellation, says Matthew Jukes.

Six of the best wines for summer drinking

MoneyWeek wine club May wines

Matthew Jukes picks six of the best wines for summer drinking, from the cellars of elite wine merchant Lea & Sandeman.

What to buy for the 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur

Bordeaux vineyard

The 2017 Bordeaux vintage is bereft of excitement, yet is nevertheless awash with lovely wines, says Matthew Jukes.

The cosmic pleasures of Sauternes

2010 Château Raymond-Lafon, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France

2010 Château Raymond-Lafon
This sensational Sauternes is a total and utter screaming bargain, says Matthew Jukes.

A life-changing furmint

2016 Garten Eden, Furmint, Michael Wenzel, Rust, Burgenland, Austria

2016 Garten Eden
This producer stands out as making the finest wines from the furmint grape that I have ever tasted, says Matthew Jukes.

A delicate and impossibly elegant chardonnay

2017 Hamilton Russell Vineyards, Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde, South Africa

2017 Hamilton Russell Vineyards
This is pure, pale, innocent and yet firmly structured on the palate and incredibly long, says Matthew Jukes.

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