Matthew Jukes is a world-renowned wine taster and writer, based in the UK, and he has worked in the wine trade for over 30 years.

He has written a further 13 wine books as well as a highly acclaimed weekly wine article for MoneyWeek for over 13 years. Matthew travels widely delivering wine talks, dinners and masterclasses all over the world. With vast experience in all sectors of the industry, Matthew also writes four comprehensive, in-depth, annual wine Reports, on Bordeaux, Burgundy, Piemonte and Australia, which are published on his website.

Matthew started his career in the wine industry in 1987 at the Barnes Wine Shop in London. From there, Matthew moved into buying for Bibendum Restaurant & Oyster Bar in Chelsea (from 1990 – 2016), winning awards for his wine lists.

During this period, Matthew worked for three years on a weekly radio slot for the BBC and Channel 4 approached him to host their TV series, ‘Wine Hunt’. Matthew went on to write ‘The Wine Book’ which was later serialised by the Daily Mail. This led to Matthew being offered the chance to write the most widely read wine column in the UK, in the Daily Mail’s Weekend Magazine, with over 9 million readers each week. He has held this position for 20 years.