Tag: Bordeaux

Parker agrees with Berrys on Bordeaux 2009!

The mighty Parker has released his scores for Bordeaux’s 2009s – possibly the most important document in wine history since the 1855 classification – and guess what? He actually seems to agree with us! Many have been the years where we have read through Parker’s proclamations with a sense of bewildered wonderment – 2003/2005/2008 for […]

Jancis Robinson and Simon Staples talk Bordeaux 2009

I caught up with world famous wine writer Jancis Robinson MW for our, now traditional, chat about the release of the new Bordeaux vintage. Find out about Jancis’ top three value tips for Bordeaux 2009, which was the best wine I have ever tasted en primeur and what wines I plan to buy. Also hear […]

Bordeaux 2009…..Bring it on!

After a glorious weekend recovering from what I have to say was a completely exhausting week in Bordeaux (and several bottles of reviving Burgundy to aid the process), I can sit down now and actually format in my mind what we experienced and after assimilating that, what’s going to happen next.

Variety is the spice of life

Well , with all the focus on Bordeaux and the headlines that will be emanating from there this week , I thought it might surprise you that my mind has been elsewhere over recent weeks.  Now I love the wines of Bordeaux but I would always put Burgundy as my first love; however it is […]