News » July 2012



Sadly I have returned to Hong Kong so will miss the Olympics, but I managed to spend a week in Carcassonne with some friends, and was delighted to go and visit

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Summer in the Cote d’Or!

I am just back from a very fleeting visit to a small number of estates in the Côte de Nuits. I am extraordinarily grateful to all those growers who received me

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Rosé Tasting & Party in Pictures

The Goedhuis Rosé tasting in aid of Starlight and sponsored by Savills and Weatherbys Private Banking was a tremendous success- thank you to all

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Germany Releases Their Spectacular 2011s

I can honestly think of no other wine that offers such a splendour of vibrancy, minerality, lightness and just sheer “˜joie de vivre’ as German Riesling. It is terrible

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Hanzell: Amongst California’s 30 Best Chardonnays

James Laube was asked to write about 30 of California’s Best Chardonnays in the latest Wine Spectator (July 31, 2012). In his words, he put together a list which is the “˜cream of the crop’.

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