Category: Burgundy Wine

A moment with Domaine de la Vougeraie

Sylvie Poillot leads the team at Domaine de la Vougeraie, whose vineyards run the length of the Côte d’Or. She tells us what it takes to run such an intricate operation.   Domaine de la Vougeraie was established in 1999 by négociant Jean-Claude Boisset, bringing together three decades’ worth of vineyard acquisitions across the Côte d’Or. Today, the domaine extends over 42 hectares, with holdings in no less than nine […]

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, […]

Introducing Domaine Henri Rebourseau

A new addition to this year’s offer, Domaine Henri Rebourseau is one of the largest estates in Gevrey-Chambertin. We meet Louis de Surrel, whose family have made wine here for seven generations.   “It’s very frightening to make wine from a Grand Cru like Clos de Bèze,” admits Louis de Surrel, seventh generation at the helm of Domaine Henri Rebourseau in Gevrey-Chambertin. “Honestly, every time I step into the vineyard, it’s like a mise en abyme: I can’t help thinking about all the generations […]