A closer look: our 2018 Own Selection Chianti

The new vintage of our Own Selection Chianti is here. Davy Żyw, our Italy Buyer, takes a closer look at a delicious and food-friendly red.   2018 Own Selection Chianti Our 2018 Own Selection Chianti is made for us by the Stucchi Prinetti family, who have been making wine at the legendary Badia a Coltibuono estate since 1846; today, siblings Roberto, Emanuela, Paolo and […]

Barolo 2017 vintage report

The 2017 vintage in Barolo is a “modern-age classic”, says our Italy Buyer, Davy Żyw. In Barolo, 2017 was one of the driest and hottest vintages on record. But this headline doesn’t reveal the true nature of the vintage: ’17 offers an incredible breakaway from the overripe uniformity one might expect from such a hot […]

A look at our 2019 Own Selection Gavi

The new 2019 vintage of our Own Selection Gavi del Comune di Gavi has arrived. Davy Żyw, our Italy Wine Buyer, tells us all about it. We are lucky enough to work with some of the world’s best producers to create our Own Selection wines. Each is the result of our strong relationship with a […]

Brunello di Montalcino 2016 vintage report

The 2016 vintage will be a milestone for Brunello di Montalcino, says our Italy Wine Buyer, Davy Żyw. This is a hero vintage. Hailed by critics and winemakers as the greatest vintage in recent memory, 2016 will become a keystone year for Brunello di Montalcino. Following the successful, ripe and generally uniform ’15s, the ’16s […]