Tag: wine

Sir Lunchalot: what is en primeur?

Our Agony Uncle is back from a particularly long lunch. In his latest missive, he comes to the rescue of a dinner party guest finding himself lost when talk turns to “en primeur”

Bordeaux 2018: what the critics are saying

The world’s foremost wine critics have now all published their reports on Bordeaux 2018. If you’re short on time, here’s a summary of what they are saying about the region’s new vintage en primeur

A vintage declared: 2017 Port

On St George’s Day, our Cellar Plan Manager and Port devotee Tom Cave explains how Port declarations work, and why 2017 is of particular significance

Five tips for finding the perfect wedding wine

Whether you are planning your own or helping a friend or family member, here are five simple ways to make sure that whatever’s filling your guests’ glasses is a cut-above