Tag: tasting

Bordeaux 2018: promise and potential

Next week, our team will be touching down in Bordeaux to taste the new vintage en primeur. Our man-on-the-ground and Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW considers the challenges of the 2018 growing season, and his expectations for a week of tasting the fruit of this ripe vintage

On the pour: William Pickering Tawny Port

Every month we highlight one of the wines currently available to taste in the Enomatic machines in our London shop. This time, it’s the turn of a Christmas favourite: our rich and nutty own-label Tawny Port

Burgundy 2017: in conclusion

As our team returns from its annual pilgrimage to Burgundy tasting the 2017 wines en primeur, Simon Herriot sums up the final day of visits, his thoughts on the vintage and the team’s wines of the week

Burgundy 2017: the merchant’s purpose

As our 12-strong team sips and slurps their way through a fourth day of tasting Burgundy’s 2017 vintage, Jared Ehret explains why it is so very important to step away from a desk and into the cellar – especially in a region as endlessly complex as the Côte d’Or