News » September 2011


A Ballad in Bordeaux

I fear that there is no photographic proof nor any recordings of David Roberts and my outstanding performance in the Petrus cellars on Thursday night.

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Bordeaux 2011 Vintage Report- David Roberts

14th September 2011: As rumours start to circulate about the 2011 vintage in Bordeaux, what better way to report than straight from the vineyard itself?

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Several Notches Up The Scale: Vernaccia di San Gimignano Le Calcinaie 2010

Simone Santini’s unique and wonderful Vernaccia receives the recognition it deserves (again) in the Huddersfield Daily.

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Rosé Praise From On High

Imagine Tom Stopford Sackville’s delight to find Chateau d’Esclans Whispering Angel 2010 on board his Cathay Pacific flight to Melbourne. What better way to pass the 9 or so hours mile-high (ahem).

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Set off fireworks, fly the flags and open the Champagne – huge congratulations to our brilliant Wine Buyer Robin Kick who has successfully passed the incredibly difficult Master of Wine exams.

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