New Year savings: six of the best bottles

We asked our Wine Director, Mark Pardoe MW, to recommend some of his favourite wines available as part of our New Year savings, which ran until 14th January 2021. His picks range from Collioure to the Côte d’Or and beyond. Being asked to make a personal selection from the wines offered in our New Year […]

Finding value in Burgundy

There’s more to Burgundy than the collectable and unattainable Grands Crus of the Côte d’Or. Our Wine Director, Mark Pardoe MW, knows where to find real value in Burgundy. The wines of Burgundy can be as frustrating as they are alluring. The finest are beguiling wines of unmatchable grace and sensuality, but are also infuriatingly rare, […]

Bordeaux 2019: in the rear-view mirror

In the wake of the Bordeaux 2019 En Primeur campaign, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW breaks down the vintage, offering a definitive guide to how each corner of the region fared in this outstanding year The Bordeaux En Primeur campaign for the 2019 vintage began surreptitiously as Europe cautiously emerged from Covid-19 lockdown, and […]

Bordeaux 2019: jet-set samples prove the vintage’s potential

Earlier this week, a handful of our team had the chance to taste the wines from the Rothschild stables – including both Mouton and Lafite. Our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW explains what the no-expense-spared tasting reveals about the 2019 vintage One of the biggest challenges of this 2019 Bordeaux En Primeur campaign has been […]