Rhône 2017: vintage report

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The Southern Rhone, photographed by Jason Lowe

Photograph: Jason Lowe

As our range of Rhône 2017 En Primeur goes live, our Buyer Fiona Hayes reports on how the region fared in 2017 and what the wines taste like

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Category: Rhône Wine

Domaine Tissot: exploring the joys of the Jura

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Stéphane Tissot amongst his vines in the Jura. Photograph: Jason Lowe

Stéphane Tissot amongst his vines in the Jura. Photograph: Jason Lowe

Just an hour’s drive east of Burgundy, the Jura is one of the wine world’s most fashionable regions. Burgundy Buying Assistant Will Heslop walks us through the range of one of our favourite producers in the region, Domaine Tissot

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Tasting Bordeaux 2015 in bottle

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Ch. Leoville Barton, St Julien, one of the stars of the Southwold Tasting this year. Photograph: Jason Lowe

Ch. Léoville Barton, St Julien, one of the stars of the Southwold Tasting this year. Photograph: Jason Lowe

After three days of intensive blind tasting – sampling 264 wines – Philip Moulin reports on how Bordeaux’s 2015s showed at this year’s Southwold Tasting

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The Southwold Tasting: evaluating a vintage

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Bordeaux 2015, Southwold Tasting. Photograph: Jason Lowe

Photograph: Jason Lowe

Every year the wine trade’s leading Bordeaux experts meet to assess the most recent vintage to reach our shores in bottle: this year it was the turn of Bordeaux 2015. Philip Moulin explains how the Southwold Tasting works and why it matters

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Category: Bordeaux Wine