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Glorious Germany: 2017 Rieslings and 2015, 2016 & 2017 Pinot Noirs

German wines have been quietly but gradually establishing a place on our list over the past few years. After visiting growers across the major wine-growing regions earlier this summer, Catherine Petrie MW has put together this German offer, highlighting four...

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Burgfest: 2015 Whites

I spent last week with a team of journalists and wine buyers from the UK trade, holed up in Savigny-lès-Beaune’s comfortable Hameau de Barboron for four days, as we tasted our way through 243 white Burgundies from the 2015 vintage....

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Bordeaux 2017 | A vintage overview

Every year in early April the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux (UGC) organises a series of tastings in all the major appellations of the Bordeaux region. The British wine trade descends on the city in droves to sniff, sip,...

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The Wine Dinner at The Savoy 2018: Bordeaux 2005s Part 2

Last week’s 2005 extravaganza was quite a contrast to my previous experience of The Wine Dinner, where we had poured the mature 1990s in 2016.

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2000 & 2001 Red Burgundy: Time to Mature, with Sarah Marsh MW

Last Wednesday we kicked any lingering January blues into the long grass with a magnificent tasting in the Goedhuis tasting room organised by Sarah Marsh MW. A full report of the day’s wines will be available on Sarah’s blog: http://theburgundybriefing.com/burgundy-tastings/...

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