Tag: claret

Dear Bordeaux

Enraged by a band of Bordeaux-bashers, Guy Davies declares his love for the most famous and historic of wine regions, one that he believes offers surprising value and ultimate satisfaction. People are often surprised when I tell them that Bordeaux is one of the best-value wine regions on earth. This flies in the face of a […]

Claret: The Wine of Infinite Variety

As the 2014 wines from Bordeaux are released en primeur, we republish an article on the charms of the region’s wines, which originally appeared in the Spring 1955 edition of our Number Three magazine. Since the days of the Black Prince, when Bordeaux and the neighbouring country were English territory, the people of these islands […]

Widely Read: Claret with a cause

Simon Staples – Sales Director of our Asia wing – describes how he persuaded Jancis Robinson MW and Eric Boissenot to join his vinous band and blend a Claret with a cause – the Room to Read charity. I have been a huge fan of all the amazing things Room to Read have accomplished over the […]

Christmas Claret… and so forth

Philip Moulin is the Bordeaux buyer for Wine Club. In timely fashion, he elucidates on the finer points of that festive staple, Claret Over the years, I’ve had many people tell me (sometimes even those whom I trust) that red Bordeaux, or ‘Claret’ as we call it in Britain, is not necessarily the best thing […]