2016 Burgundy – Prepare to be disappointed

The 2016 Burgundy EP season will kick off this week – Prepare to be disappointed.  There simply isn’t enough to go around. Despite numerous difficulties with the 2016 growing season – frost, hail, flooding, mildew, rot, etc.  I’m hearing that some very good wines were made here and there, but there isn’t very much of Read more

Majestic Musigny

Dufouleur Musigny Le Musigny is one of the greatest and most highly prized of all Grand Cru Burgundies and one of my favourites. Clive Coates says: “Le Musigny is one of the very greatest climats in the whole of the Côte D’Or, one of a handful which includes Chambertin and Clos-de-Bèze, La Tache and Romanée-Conti.  Read more

2015 Bordeaux in bottle

The first major UGC (Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux) tasting of the 2015 vintage since the wines were bottled earlier this year was held here in London a couple of weeks ago and provided an excellent opportunity to taste a range of wines from all the major appellations. I tasted more than 100 wines Read more

Reminder – Wine Tasting 10th October, Borough Market

Reminder – Wine Tasting 10th October, Borough Market Don’t forget our first wine tasting is only 2 days away, 6-9pm in conjunction with English wine specialist The Wine Pantry in their premises on 10th October at Borough Market.   Admission is £10, and this will be deducted from any orders over £200 made on the night.  Read more

2016 Bordeaux EP

Hi All, You’ve probably noticed about 80 Chateaux have released their EP 2016’s in the past week, and things will continue to ramp up in anticipation of Neal Martin’s scores due to be published in the Wine Advocate this weekend.  It seems like a good time to share my thoughts on the vintage. In a Read more

Page 1 of 912345...Last »