Tag: Own Selection

A closer look: our 2016 Own Selection Barolo

The new 2016 vintage of our Own Selection Barolo has arrived. It’s our best Barolo yet, says Davy Żyw, our Italy Buyer. This year, we introduce the finest expression of Barolo that we’ve ever put under our Own Selection label. The 2016 vintage in Piedmont was simply excellent. Many producers made their best-ever wines, and […]

In conversation with Château Tronquoy-Lalande

Ch. Tronquoy-Lalande have made our new Own Selection St Estèphe for us. We speak to Lorraine Watrin, the château’s Sales Director, about the estate’s terroir and philosophy.   Located in the heart of the St Estèphe appellation, Château Tronquoy-Lalande traces its history back to 1745, making it one of the oldest properties in the region. Since 2006, the château has been in the hands of Martin and Olivier Bouygues of nearby Château Montrose, regarded as […]

The Tasmanian whisky-maker

Bill Lark – the man behind our Own Selection Tasmanian whisky – founded Lark Distillery in 1992, making him one of the early pioneers of Australian whisky-making. We speak to him about the early days and the supportive network of the international whisky community.   In 1989, in the highlands of Tasmania, Bill Lark was fishing trout with his father-in-law. […]

A closer look: our 2020 Provence rosé

The latest vintage of our Own Selection Provence rosé is here, made for us by Ch. la Mascaronne. Catriona Felstead, our Senior Buyer, takes a closer look at a delicious summer-friendly wine.   2020 Berry Bros. & Rudd Provence rosé What is it?  Our own-label Provence rosé is a dry, pale pink wine made from a blend of Grenache, Cinsault, […]