Top 10 wines in the UK press

22nd April, 2013 by Andy Young

Matthew Jukes picks out a wine that he says “will vie for white wine of the year come December” and David Williams makes recommendations for starting a wine cellar.

UK Press wine recommendationsWriting in The Observer, David Williams says that you “don’t have to be loaded” to start a cellar.

He added: “Cellaring a few bottles needn’t be the preserve of the grand and loaded. All you need is a dark place where the temperature is consistent – light and fluctuations in temperature are the biggest enemies of ageing wine.

“Provided it’s away from a radiator, a cupboard under the stairs, a space under the bed, even an old fridge in the garage set to a high setting will do just fine to begin with. I keep my few dozen special bottles stacked on a cool stone floor beneath a dresser in my draughty old house. I’ve even got a thermometer down there.”

In the Daily Mail Jukes picked out a white from Australia’s Clare Valley, writing that he is “convinced that 2012 is the finest vintage in Clare in a decade.

Click through the following pages to find out which wines Williams recommends for cellaring and which Clare Valley white wine Jukes is so impressed with, as well as other wines recommended in the UK press over the last week.

One Response to “Top 10 wines in the UK press”

  1. The 2012 Blind Spot Riesling is also a favorite of mine. I need to get a few bottles for my cellar so I may enjoy them again in a few years.

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