Tag: frost

Frost in Burgundy

As Burgundy’s winegrowers do their best to save their vines from spring frost, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett explains why frost is such a threat and what producers can do about it

Burgundy 2017: vintage report

The 2017 vintage in Burgundy was excellent, providing both quality, quantity and relief for the region’s vignerons. Ahead of the release of the 2017s en primeur, our Buyer Adam Bruntlett provides a detailed run-down of the exact conditions that made it such a success

Burgundy 2016: vintage report

Our Buyer Adam Bruntlett details the 2016 growing conditions, and how Burgundy’s vignerons triumphed against the odds The 2016 growing season was one of the most testing for many years. For the Côte d’Or and Chablis, the most significant climatic event of the season came shortly after budbreak, on the night of the 26th and […]

Burgundy 2016: battling mildew

As January’s en primeur offering approaches, our team is back on British soil. Here, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW offers insight on one of the key factors affecting Burgundy 2016 It is an unvarying truth that, when assessing a new vintage in a series of intensive in situ tastings, one or two themes emerge […]