Tag: claret

Tasting Bordeaux 2015 in bottle

After three days of intensive blind tasting – sampling 264 wines – Philip Moulin reports on how Bordeaux’s 2015s showed at this year’s Southwold Tasting

The Southwold Tasting: evaluating a vintage

Every year the wine trade’s leading Bordeaux experts meet to assess the most recent vintage to reach our shores in bottle: this year it was the turn of Bordeaux 2015. Philip Moulin explains how the Southwold Tasting works and why it matters

What to drink in 2019: Bordeaux

As 2019 stretches out ahead of us, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave offers the initial instalment of our ever-popular series on the vintages to crack open over the coming months, looking first at two decades’ worth of Claret

Catering for a crowd: why bigger is always better

Whether it’s a family get-together, a catch-up with long lost friends or you’re hosting the entire village, Joe Fattorini argues there is one simple solution to catering for large numbers