News » January 2010


Nicolas Thienpont Tasting & Dinner

Nicolas Thienpont is an incredibly busy man. He not only owns three chateau in the Cote de Francs (including Puygueraud where he spent his childhood) but manages and makes the wine

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Burgundy Tasting – more wines

We now have details of the wines for our 3rd March tasting from several more of our Burgundy growers: Antoine Jobard is sending three 2006s – Meursault en la Barre, Meursault 1er Cru Genevrieres and Meursault 1er Cru Poruzots

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Harry plays the pipes

Just in case you thought wine was all we knew about, here’s Harry playing his bagpipes in anticipation of a world-class Burns Night appearance:

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Sunny South Africa

This year, I spent the New Year and much of January in South Africa. I could definitely get used to beating away the January blues with 40 degree heat and daily sunshine!

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Burgundy Tasting March 3rd 2010

Burgundy really gets wine geeks going. We love it. We wax lyrical about the challenges of making great Pinot Noir, the variations between vineyards separated by

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