Category: Rhône Wine

All About Yves

Yves Gangloff is a mercurial genius fêted for producing uniformly outstanding wines through his micro-domaine in the Rhône. We caught up with him to learn a little more about his passion for Côte-Rôtie – and guitars. I did not plan to be a winemaker. I was visiting my brother, who had just found an atelier for […]

Rhône wasn’t built in a day

Simon Field MW fondly recalls his early experiences as our Rhône Buyer, and the growth of the offer – both in volume and status – in recent years The launch of our annual Rhône offer is, as usual, a source of great satisfaction and an opportunity to reflect on the process of its gestation and, maybe […]

A fine and frosty expedition

The newest member of our Fine Wine team, Nick Stewart, recounts the adventures of the team’s trip to the decidedly chilly Rhône, from transport concerns to canteen offerings, via a few of the wines from the 2013 vintage. I first visited the Rhône Valley four years ago and suffice to say that the itinerary wasn’t […]

Rhône is where the heart is

Adam Holden, our Rhône Specialist, provides a brief glimpse of a few key highlights from the forthcoming 2013 en primeur offer. It’s fair to say that 2013 was not a stellar year for Bordeaux, so, how accurately does this reflect on the rest of France? It is a big country (398,099.474 square miles), with an […]