Date: July 2008

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2007 Burgundy – A First Glimpse

July 31st 2008


The beginning of July marks the time when we descend upon Burgundy to get our first glimpse of the new vintage by tasting through the whites and the lighter styled reds from Chablis to Beaujolais (the wonders of the Côte d’Or come later in November).

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A French Revolution?

July 21st 2008


A recent study (picked up by the ever-watchful Jancis Robinson on her excellent website) by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell University proposes a revolution to the 1855 Classification. Chateau Pontet Canet – a potential 2nd Growth?