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Travel Tips | The Best of Burgundy

Burgundian wines are without doubt some of the most beautiful in the world. The scenery of the vineyards is, however, not quite so majestic. Apart from the line of forest-topped vineyard clad hills that forms the backbone of the Côte...

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What to drink now | 2013 Red Burgundies

If you are wondering what vintage of  to pull out of the cellar at the moment, I can confirm that the 2013s are beginning to show very nicely.

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Burgundy 2018 |First Thoughts

There are so many reasons why I love Burgundy. One of its most endearing qualities is the honesty of the growers in the Côte d’Or. They wear their hearts on their sleeves and will openly tell you about the stresses...

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Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Coffinet-Duvernay, JM Boillot, Comte Armand, Courcel, Bize & Bouley

Day three of our Burgundy tasting trip had much to compete with coming after the previous blow-out day of tasting exceptional wines in the Côtes de Nuits. Luckily, it did not disappoint. Although the weather was not on our side...

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Tasting Burgundy 2018 | Fourrier, Cathiard, Mortet, Rousseau & Ponsot

On Tuesday night we had dinner at Bistro des Cocottes with the wine trade legend Roy Richards, who brought a couple of extremely generous bottles to share with us. Before getting into them we drank a couple of lovely whites...

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