Tag: Burgundy 2014

Gold standard

Pierre Vincent’s pedigree speaks for itself, the Domaine de la Vougeraie winemaker having scooped both the Red Winemaker of the Year award and a quartet of gold medals for his 2011 Corton-Charlemagne at last year’s International Wine Challenge. We caught up with him at last year’s en primeur tasting. My winemaking style is very soft.  My […]

Burgundy 2015: A midsummer update

Recently returned from Burgundy (where he spends most of the year), Jasper Morris MW – our Burgundy Director – reports on the 2015 growing season thus far, and the prospects of the 2014 vintage. It was not just the players and spectators at Wimbledon who were melting in the heat as June gave way to […]

Weathering the storm: hail in Burgundy

As, once again, Burgundian producers are left to assess the damage wreaked by a short-but-sharp hail strike, Jasper Morris MW – our buyer who lives in the region for much of the year – weighs up the vignerons’ options for protecting their precious crop. Which job could be more wonderful than the life of a […]