Category: Burgundy Wine

A quick guide to Burgundy: Côte de Beaune

In part two of our guide to Burgundy, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW continues south through the region, running through the villages of the Côte de Beaune Aloxe-Corton, Pernand-Vergelesses & Ladoix-Serrigny Produces: red and white wineThese three villages are included at the top table because of their shared ownership of the Grands Crus on […]

The new Burgundy: coping with climate change

Burgundy winemakers today face a very different climate to their forebears: but while warmer summers might seem like a blessing, they bring their own challenges. Our Buyer Adam Bruntlett reports on how the region’s vignerons are adapting in the vineyard and winery Burgundy drinkers might be forgiven for thinking we are living in something of […]

A quick guide to Burgundy: Côte de Nuits

Burgundy is endlessly complex – but its myriad terroirs produce some of the world’s most mesmerising wines. As we prepare for the release of the region’s 2018s en primeur, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW cuts through the Côte d’Or’s intricacies to offer a quick guide to its main villages. In part one of two, […]

Burgundy 2018: an apprentice at large

With the 2018 vintage due to be released early next year, we sent Andy Harris from our marketing team to accompany our Buyer as he tasted his way round Burgundy. Here, he shares what he learnt about the region, its wines and the almost impossible job of a Buyer It often sounds like an envious […]