News » November 2016


Tasting Burgundy 2015: Our friends the Fichets

There are so many good things to report from our week in Burgundy. Glorious red 2015s from the Côte de Beaune and the Côte de Nuits and many superb white Burgundies that will give huge drinking pleasure early while we...

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Tasting Burgundy 2015: from Cathiard to Domaine de l’Arlot

Monday was a very strong line up of top domaines, 7 in total so a very busy day. Our first appointment was at Cathiard, these were gorgeous and the wines showed very well. There were the usual stars and great...

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Tasting Burgundy 2015: Chassagne Montrachet, Meursault, Volnay, Santenay, Mercurey, Macon

Last Friday was our busiest day of the week, with eight visits across the Côte D’Or, the Côte Chalonnaise and Mâcon. The weather had turned distinctly chilly over the course of the week, and our eyes stung with that bone-chilling...

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Tasting Burgundy 2015: Marc Colin, JM Boillot & Benjamin Leroux

A beautiful bright, crisp Thursday morning and the first visit of the day is to the fantastic Domaine Marc Colin in Chassagne Montrachet. One of our favourite domaines, the 2015s certainly didn’t disappoint. Our primary focus here is the whites...

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Tasting Burgundy 2015: Corton to Pommard

Off we set bright and early on a very foggy morning to the famous hill of Corton and the village of Pernand Vergelesses, which like the rest of the Cote d’Or was bathed in golden vines. It has to be...

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