Tag: gamay

Nouveau rich: why Beaujolais is back

On Beaujolais Nouveau Day, Sophie Thorpe traces the history of the Nouveau style and explains why Beaujolais – and even Beaujolais Nouveau – is back on trend

Warehouse wine for the weekend

If the long end to winter is getting you down, let Wine Advisor Becky Austin from our Warehouse Shop in Basingstoke lighten the mood, as she enthuses over three exciting recommendations of what to be drinking now If you’re anything like my boyfriend and I, you’ve had enough of walks in your wellies, film nights […]

Gamay: Burgundy’s other red grape

Martin Hudson MW expounds upon Gamay, the grape behind Beaujolais. Sometimes seen as a Burgundian outcast, this fruity varietal may be known for its confected Nouveau incarnation, but has a much more serious side. Gamay is a relative newcomer to the world of wine, emerging as a result of a natural crossing between Pinot Noir […]

The last word in festive wines – part one

Our trio of Berry Bros. & Rudd team members – Anne McHale MW, Edwin Dublin and Barbara Drew – have pooled their wisdom to divine the on-trend wines worth entertaining this Christmas, from Champagne, Burgundy and the Loire Anne McHale MW on Burgundy  Beaujolais is making a comeback. As a whole the region is gradually […]