Month: August, 2021

La Place de Bordeaux (and beyond)

The négociants of Bordeaux have got selling wine globally down to a fine art. So it’s little wonder that so many prestigious wines from outside Bordeaux are now sold this way. Here’s what you need to know ahead of the upcoming September release of top wines from California, Tuscany, Chile and beyond. “La Place de […]

In conversation with Château Tronquoy-Lalande

Ch. Tronquoy-Lalande have made our new Own Selection St Estèphe for us. We speak to Lorraine Watrin, the château’s Sales Director, about the estate’s terroir and philosophy.   Located in the heart of the St Estèphe appellation, Château Tronquoy-Lalande traces its history back to 1745, making it one of the oldest properties in the region. Since 2006, the château has been in the hands of Martin and Olivier Bouygues of nearby Château Montrose, regarded as […]

On the pour: 2018 Beaune from Domaine de Montille

Each month, we highlight one of the wines that are available to taste in our London Shop at 63 Pall Mall. George Turner, our Assistant Shop Manager, turns the spotlight onto a delicious red Burgundy made by Domaine de Montille. 2018 Beaune, Les Perrières, 1er Cru, Domaine de Montille, Burgundy What is it? After a […]

Ch. Montrose: leading the sustainability conversation

This family-owned estate is at the forefront of the sustainable winemaking conversation in Bordeaux. For more than 15 years, Château Montrose has been championing vineyard health, waste management and greener ways of thinking. Here, we speak with Sales Director Lorraine Watrin. Bicarbonate of soda is a rather unlikely product for a Bordeaux wine estate, but Château Montrose […]