Month: May, 2022

Ch. Haut-Bailly: come on up to the house

Véronique Sanders has been connected to Château Haut-Bailly for as long as she can remember. When her grandfather sold the property to the Wilmers family, it could have been the end of her story. In fact, it was just the beginning. Here, she shares insights from her 20-plus years at the helm of this much-loved […]

Ch. Cheval Blanc: a league of its own

Pierre Lurton has led this singular estate for 30 years. In this exclusive interview, his senior team tell us just what it takes to make this iconic wine today – and for the decades to come. There are a handful of reference-point wines in the world. Château Cheval Blanc is one of them. Both the […]

Understanding Champagne co-operatives

The wine co-operative is often seen as an old-fashioned or low-quality way of making wine. But, in regions such as Champagne, co-ops are an essential way of life, discovers Hannah Crosbie. When you think of Champagne, the first thing that springs to mind is the luxurious Grandes Marques. The likes of Krug, Pol Roger, Dom […]

Meet the artist: Tom Frost

Tom Frost is the artist and printmaker behind our new Good Ordinary Claret limited-edition label. Here we speak to him about his work, his inspiration and why embracing the handmade is a philosophy he lives by Artist Tom Frost sits against the whitewashed walls of his studio in West Wales; a space which he has lovingly […]