Tag: wine

Barolo 2016 and Barbaresco 2017

As our offer of the new vintages from Piedmont – Barolo 2016 and Barbaresco 2017 – goes live, our Buyer Matt Smith introduces these two very different years and the remarkable wines they produced This year’s Piedmont offer presents a fascinating voyage through the villages of the Langhe hills, focusing on two of Italy’s most […]

On the pour: Condrieu

Every month we highlight one of the wines available to taste in our London Shop. This month it’s the turn of a hedonistic Viognier from its heartland, Condrieu 2018 Condrieu, Côte Chatillon, Domaine Mouton, Rhône  What is it? The new vintage from the Rhône is now available En Primeur, but this Condrieu is actually here already, offering a first taste of […]

Bordeaux 2019: prospects and potential

Ahead of Bordeaux 2019 En Primeur, our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW lays out what to expect from the wines The runes for the 2019 vintage are very promising. The top line is that the region has produced a fine quality crop in good quantity, with high levels of ripeness and a more evident freshness […]

Rhône 2018: where to find value

Look beyond the Rhône’s most famous names and appellations to find serious value, says our Buyer Fiona Hayes. Here, she offers her tips on wines that offer serious quality at much less serious prices I believe that it is always possible to find value in any region. We all have different interpretations of what “value” […]