Tag: burgundy wine

Inside Burgundy: a minefield of riches

Marking the release of the second edition of Inside Burgundy, we caught up with Jasper Morris MW to uncover how much Burgundy has changed during his working life.  Since its first publication in 2010, Inside Burgundy has been considered a landmark book on the wines of Burgundy. For author Jasper Morris MW, it grew out of a passion which was sparked almost four decades ago, in the early years of his wine career.    “My interest in Burgundy goes back to the early 1980s, when I was an importer of French wines and […]

Burgundy: taking stock

In an extract from No.3, Jasper Morris MW, pre-eminent authority on Burgundy, gives us a “state of the nation” assessment of the region, drawing on his past decades of experience to predict what lies ahead “Well the thing about Burgundy, young Morris, is that you simply can’t rely on it. Not like Claret you know. […]

Behind the scenes in Burgundy

Recently returned from our annual tasting trip to Burgundy, Matthew Tipping, our Fine Wine Sales Manager, reports on an industry in the throes of change In recent years the Burgundy market has changed almost beyond recognition, with demand worldwide spiking dramatically. The vast majority of Burgundians are not large corporations, rather small family domaines that […]

A Brief Guide to White Burgundy Appellations

Before you dive into the bargains in our White Burgundy Sale, it might be useful to brush up on your knowledge of the White Burgundy appellations. I have written a quick guide for each appellation below, I hope they prove useful when hunting for Burgundian gems! The Mâconnais It is one of Burgundy’s best-value white wine regions. Its wines […]