Tag: grand cru

On the pour: Geisberg Grand Cru Riesling

Each month we put the spotlight on one of the wines available to taste in our London Shop. Here we take a closer look at an outstanding Grand Cru Riesling from one of Alsace’s most famous producers, Trimbach 2014 Riesling, Geisberg, Grand Cru, Trimbach, Alsace What is it? Glorious, glorious Riesling: talk to anyone at […]

A week on the slopes

Trading her skis for secateurs, Stephanie Barlow from the Warehouse Shop recounts a week on the slopes of the Montagne de Reims at Champagne Mailly, the producer behind two of our own-label Champagnes. The Grand Cru village of Mailly is nestled on the north face of the Montagne de Reims and grows some of the […]

Alsace update, where they’re finally putting the ‘Cru’ back into Grand Cru…

Last week I nipped up north to Alsace from Barolo to touch base with domaines Ostertag, Weinbach, Zind-Humbrecht, Josmeyer, Rolly-Gassmann, Mittnacht, Trimbach, Schlumberger, Hugel and Deiss as I prepared the ground for Berrys’ September offer. Two issues: terroir, and in particular ‘Crus’, along with the sometimes sticky point of how to communicate the wine’s style […]

A visit from Olivier Bernstein

Olivier Bernstein came to Basingstoke for the day to present his superb range of 2010s: an early Eurostar, cross London by tube, and then a quick jaunt by SouthWest trains to sunny Basingstoke, and an hour or two with the Fine Wine team, tasting the range of 13 wines – one village Gevrey-Chambertin, four red […]