Category: Miscellaneous

Inside the timeless world of Château d’Yquem

In October 2021, we visited Château d’Yquem – the world’s most prestigious sweet wine producer – to meet their winemakers. Their story represents the latest chapter in Yquem’s long history. On the highest hill in Sauternes, in the south of the Bordeaux region, lies Château d’Yquem – the world’s most prestigious sweet wine producer. Its […]

The Rhône Valley: an instinctive approach to sustainability

As consumer demand for low-impact wines increases, producers are working harder than ever to ensure they’re as sustainable as possible. But there are some regions where sustainability comes naturally. Following a recent trip to the Rhône Valley, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW shares his thoughts.  A PATCHWORK OF TERROIRS  On the first day of […]

A spotlight on our women-led producers

This International Women’s Day, we take a closer look at some of the talented women behind our favourite wine and spirits. It’s our raison d’être to bring our customers the world’s best wine and spirit makers, so it should come as no surprise that our roster of producers is filled with brilliant women. And although […]

Our finest expression yet: the 2020 Reserve White

The new 2020 vintage of our Own Selection Reserve White has arrived. It’s a new premium blend, and a brilliant alternative to white Burgundy, says Catriona Felstead MW.  This year, we introduce the new rendition of our Reserve White. The latest vintage comes courtesy of Collovray & Terrier, who have made this vintage the finest to date.  WHAT IS IT?  The new Reserve White blend comes courtesy of winemakers Jean-Luc Terrier and Christian Collovray. It’s 100% Chardonnay, sourced exclusively from their domaine in […]