Category: Burgundy Wine

A spotlight on Benjamin Leroux

Benjamin Leroux is the first-generation vigneron behind our Own Selection Bourgogne Côte d’Or Pinot Noir. We speak to him about the multigenerational nature of winemaking and the beauty of Burgundy. Over the past decade, Benjamin Leroux has firmly established himself as one of Burgundy’s biggest names.   But a winemaking career in Burgundy hadn’t always been an obvious route. “I’m not from a grower family – I’m a […]

Burgundy 2019: the value of patience

As our Burgundy 2019 En Primeur offer continues apace, Burgundy specialist Will Heslop extolls the virtues of patience in building a fine wine collection.  Burgundy: a land that time forgot, divided into miniscule plots of vines, perpetually shrouded in mist and tended with monastic devotion by crooked-backed vignerons. Through some alchemy passed down from generation to generation, their […]

Jasper Morris MW: Why I love Burgundy

Jasper Morris MW, one of Burgundy’s leading critics and fine wine voices, explains the enduring allure of this remarkable region. My 40-year love affair with Burgundy shows no signs of dwindling. As I – and some of the wines in my cellar – grow older, I’m mindful that age, in wine at least, can be a good […]

Burgundy 2019: the buyer’s cellar

As our Burgundy Buyer, Adam Bruntlett spends his days sourcing wines destined for other people’s cellars. Here, he gives us an insider’s look at his own Burgundy collection.     My relationship with Burgundy began 10 years ago, when I started visiting growers regularly to taste their wines from barrel. Some vignerons would follow the new vintage by pouring a more mature wine blind, inviting […]