Date: November 2008

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Splendour in the Jura

November 26th 2008

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During our last Burgundy trip, I had the privilege of visiting a lesser known wine region of France – the Jura – which is located in the eastern part of the country, south of Alsace and north of Savoie. I have long known about the region. People from far and wide have recounted endless tales of its beauty, food (this is land of Comté) and its distinctive styles of wine. Unlike other regions where oxidative styles in white wine would be considered a fault, here it is an art

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Rhone 2007 En Primeur Tasting – our highlights

November 24th 2008

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There has been a buzz all month; tongues have been wagging amongst the Goedhuis clientele with regard to how good these 2007 Rhones really are? Some read press articles, others were drawn in by reading our emails, but one thing is for sure on tasting them last Tuesday 18th November at the New Saatchi Gallery, there was no hiding that fact that some brilliant wines have been made this year.

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