Tag: Burgundy 2014

A taste of Burgundy: jambon persillé and oeufs en meurette

Following the release of the 2014 vintage, we are immersed in all things Burgundy. Here our Head Chef Stewart Turner continues the theme with two classic dishes from the region that produces some of the world’s finest wines. With the excess of Christmas just behind us, we turn our attention to the launch of the […]

On the road in Burgundy

Will Heslop – Buying Assistant – recounts the trials, tribulations and triumphs of his quest to collect the precious samples for our Burgundy en primeur tasting. The Burgundy en primeur offer is, for many of our customers, the highlight of the wine calendar: a first chance to become acquainted with a new vintage and to […]

The toast maker

Domaine Thibault Liger-Belair is home to the eponymous winemaker whose biodynamic vines encompass Richebourg, Clos de Vougeot and Nuits-St Georges Les St Georges. Here he shares his philosophy on all things vinous – and explains how he got into cooperage. I believe that 80 percent of the work should be done in the vineyards.  Always […]

Burgundy 2014: out of the gate

On the launch day of our Burgundy 2014 en primeur offering, our Burgundy Director Jasper Morris MW reports on the vintage, the style of wines it has produced and – of course – the all-important pricing. Our Burgundy offer was put to bed before Christmas – with just a few last-minute decisions left to make […]