Category: Burgundy Wine

A taste of Burgundy 2016

While most industries are focused on Christmas come November and December, the wine trade looks across the Channel, considering the Burgundy vintage which will be released en primeur in early January. As our team journeys through the region, Will Lyons reports from the cellars of the Côte d’Or In the middle of a row of […]

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 […]

Rediscovering Beaujolais

Beaujolais remains a peerless source of the fresh, fruity wines with which it’s most associated. But the region has much more to offer, including Cru wines whose complexity and capacity to age bear comparison with some of the most famous appellations of the Côte d’Or. Buyer Will Heslop walks us through the region’s nuances No wine […]

Talking wine and war with Andrew Roberts

Ahead of tomorrow’s dinner with Andrew Roberts, Will Lyons sits down with the historian to talk about the way two of history’s most famous figures used wine to their political advantage Like many first steps along the wine route, Professor Andrew Roberts began his vinous journey as an undergraduate. The historian and author of acclaimed […]