Inside Burgundy – The iBook

Inside Burgundy is starting to show signs of repainting the Forth Bridge syndrome. No sooner, it seemed, was the text for the hardback book finally signed off than work on revisions began – firstly amendments for the Japanese edition which was published last month, and now for the electronic version of which the first two […]

The 2012 Burgundy Harvest

The weather is changing so it must be time to start picking, after a wretched start to the season, a proper August and a beautiful, hot,  first ten days of September, the weather has turned notably autumnal starting with yet another storm over Santenay and Puligny on Tuesday night. The forecast is ok for the […]

A Brief Guide to White Burgundy Appellations

Before you dive into the bargains in our White Burgundy Sale, it might be useful to brush up on your knowledge of the White Burgundy appellations. I have written a quick guide for each appellation below, I hope they prove useful when hunting for Burgundian gems! The Mâconnais It is one of Burgundy’s best-value white wine regions. Its wines […]

A visit from Olivier Bernstein

Olivier Bernstein came to Basingstoke for the day to present his superb range of 2010s: an early Eurostar, cross London by tube, and then a quick jaunt by SouthWest trains to sunny Basingstoke, and an hour or two with the Fine Wine team, tasting the range of 13 wines – one village Gevrey-Chambertin, four red […]