News » March 2014


The Sun is shining in Bordeaux

Although not a great deal has been written about the 2013 vintage so far, what has been written has been principally negative. We were determined to keep an open mind

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High praise for the Rhone

The Rhone Valley never quite seems to get the attention it deserves, so it is a huge pleasure to receive a note with a glowing report of one of these often under-rated wines.

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Pontet Canet 2013 released early

Ch Pontet Canet’s proprietor, Alfred Tesseron, is very much a leader amongst the Cru Classe estates but he certainly took us all by surprise

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Tonight is for Charity – 12th Wine Dinner, Savoy

The microphone was set up at 5pm, when tables were laid in a large, circular room topped with chandeliers at the Savoy, London.

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Domaine de l'Arlot Dinner: The Menu

While arguably poor etiquette to photograph restaurant meals endlessly, I am pretty sure it is acceptable when tasting the menu for an upcoming dinner (with Domaine de l’Arlot, 24th April)

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