Month: January, 2023

Burgundy’s new generation

Burgundy is an old winegrowing region, but you might be surprised just how many young people are running (or getting ready to run) its top domaines. Here, we meet a handful of the region’s next-generation vignerons. In a family business like wine, generational change is inevitable. This is certainly the case in Burgundy, where many […]

Burgundy 2021 En Primeur is here

The new vintage from Burgundy is now available. Adam Bruntlett, our Burgundy Buyer, offers a sense of what to expect from the vintage. They won’t soon forget 2021 in Burgundy. In October, I spent several weeks in the region with my colleagues Mark Pardoe MW and Elle Macleod, tasting with our growers and assessing the […]

2022: my adventures in wines and spirits

From Burgundy to the Lake District, 2022 has been a year of adventures for George Turner. Each season has been marked by a special bottle shared with treasured company. Here, he shares four standout bottles from the last year.  How will we remember 2022? The year that Prime Ministers just couldn’t hack it; where the […]

What to look for in a wine sale

In the flurry of January sales it can be difficult to discern the genuine deals from the disappointing. Barbara Drew MW talks us through her approach to wine promotions, and which bottles to look out for in our New Year Sale. I love a bargain. I’m not entirely sure whether this is due to upbringing, […]