Tag: Burgundy

Burgundy 2017: the merchant’s purpose

As our 12-strong team sips and slurps their way through a fourth day of tasting Burgundy’s 2017 vintage, Jared Ehret explains why it is so very important to step away from a desk and into the cellar – especially in a region as endlessly complex as the Côte d’Or

Burgundy 2017: the people factor

After our Fine Wine team’s third day tasting Burgundy’s 2017 vintage in situ, Chris Pollington considers how the region’s wines – the ultimate expression of terroir – depend not just on the vineyards, but on the talents of its remarkable vignerons

Burgundy 2017: great whites

As our Fine Wine team continues their journey around Burgundy to taste the new vintage en primeur, Peter Newton reports on day two – dedicated to the region’s whites, which show particular promise in 2017

Burgundy 2017: first impressions

This week a large swathe of our Fine Wine team has swapped their desks for the cellars and vineyards of the Côte d’Or to taste the 2017 vintage: here Martyn Rolph reports on the first day of action and the team’s initial thoughts on the vintage