Tag: Burgundy

Burgundy comes to Hong Kong

After a fantastic few days with Jasper in town, Nick Pegna, gives his thoughts on the events that took place. “We have just dispatched Jasper Morris MW, our Burgundy Buyer, back to his home in the Côtes of Burgundy, having completed our second Burgundy Week in Hong Kong. The week, which consists of master classes, […]

Burgundy fever!!!!!

I find this time of year the toughest by far… Burgundy En-Primeur. It is a living hell, where I am waking up in cold sweats and arguing with my colleagues. No this is not a complaint about how busy I am but the problem all Burgundy ‘nuts’ have…what on earth do I buy this vintage?!

Nicolas Potel comes to Basingstoke

Here in Basingstoke we are lucky enough to receive a host of prominent visitors and today was the turn of the amiable Nicolas Potel, who came to talk to us about his wines (some from Maison Potel – mainly the ’06s, and lots of ’07s from his private venture, Domaine Potel), as well as the […]

An update from Burgundy

As I looked out of my window yesterday morning, everything seemed perfect – as expected it was one of the hottest days of the year at around 35c and, so far, August has been absolutely delightful. There was enough rainfall early in the year to keep the water table up and avoid the risk of […]