Burgundy 2017: vintage update

As harvest gets underway in the northern hemisphere, our Burgundy Buyer Adam Bruntlett provides an update on the 2017 vintage in the Côte d’Or The 2017 Burgundy vintage appears to be the crop we have been waiting for. The volumes, in general, look very good. A small quirk is that parcels which were not frosted […]

Are blends best? Nay

Following on from yesterday’s article, Adam Bruntlett steps up to the plate, penning a piece from Burgundy to espouse the virtues of one, single grape (and one, single terroir). I write this piece 10 days into a six-week stay in Burgundy, during which time I will be tasting up and down the Côte d’Or, visiting […]

In search of good-value Burgundy: the quest for the Holy Grail?

While the wines of Burgundy woo wine lovers the world over, their prices don’t always offer the same satisfaction. Here Adam Bruntlett – one of our expert buyers – offers advice on how to hunt down the region’s best-value bottles. Having recently visited our growers in Chablis, the Côte d’Or and the Mâconnais, all of […]