Tag: wine

Burgundy 2018: vintage report

In January we’ll be launching our offering of Burgundy 2018 En Primeur. Having spent several weeks tasting the vintage and talking to growers, our Burgundy Buyer Adam Bruntlett provides a full run-down of the 2018 growing season in the Côte d’Or This is one of the rare vintages that offers both quality and quantity. On […]

Domaine Denis Carré: the pleasure principle

Perched in amongst the cool slopes of the Hautes Côtes – a region that might once have been a source of lowlier bottlings – the Carré family crafts exceptional wines that offer pure pleasure. Burgundy Buying Assistant Will Heslop introduces the domaine A glitch occurs in the space-time continuum on the sleepy road from Pommard […]

On our Christmas wish-list

Christmas Day provides the perfect excuse to uncork something truly special. As the day approaches, we asked a few of our Buyers and Masters of Wine to tell us – if money was truly no object – what they’d be drinking, as well as the more affordable bottles that are more likely to be gracing […]

A Christmas bird: capon

You might be debating turkey or goose, but our Head Chef Stewart Turner has another option to add into the mix: capon. Here’s his recipe for a festive bird to rule the roost As we get into the business end of the year, I’m always asked to provide recipes for Christmas -whether it be general […]