News » October 2007


Domaine Ponsot Dinner

Last night we were fortunate enough to host an intimate wine dinner at Ransome’s Dock featuring Domaine Ponsot for approximately 40 clients. Laurent has been a great friend of ours for many years, so we were delighted when he agreed.

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Burgundy Dinner at Ransome's Dock

We assembled at 7.00pm knowing that we had potentially 12 wines to get through and with Stav and Raffety having to return to the sticks that night we needed to be done by 11.00. All the wines were served blind....

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Health and well being – what advice on weekly alcohol units means to a professional drinker’

All this talk of units has me worried. I was very depressed by the recent news that over 22 units a week takes us into hazardous drinking territory. With all this global warming, wines are getting stronger and one bottle...

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Congratulations to Philippa & Andy

We are very pleased to announce that Philippa has just had a very healthy baby boy. Edward James Muscat. After 9 months of watching us enviously crack open some of the top wines from the Goedhuis portfolio the UK health...

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From the Vigneron's Mouth – Graham Nutter

Graham Nutter of Ch St Jacques d’Albas in the Minervois sends this report on the 2007 harvest…… A warm/dry winter, a warm/damp spring (great for weeds) and a hot/cold but very dry summer! Top that with mildew and oidium in...

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