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Thursday 17 April 2014

Chablis

Burgundy vines ‘two weeks ahead’

Burgundy’s growing season is already some two weeks ahead of itself due to a warm start to spring, prompting fears of frost damage.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Burgundy producers seek new sources

Burgundy producers are increasingly looking beyond the Côte d’Or to satisfy an increasing demand for the region’s wines.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s Asian media wine recommendations include a “gorgeous, silky” white, a red with “gripping, sweet tannins” and a Champagne that is “excellent drinking now”.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s recommendations in the Asian media include a “brilliant” Champagne, “a wine that pulls you in and refuses to let go” plus a rosé that “delivers great texture and flavour”.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s wine recommendations in the Asian media include a “classy wine”, a Chardonnay that is “very silky on the palate” and a “big white that has layers of flavours.”

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes recommends a “ravishing” Sauvignon Gris, while Victoria Moore picks out a fino boasting “the iodine nostril-blast of seaweed blown at you on a gusty day.”

Monday, September 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Rebecca Murphy picks out a “scrumptious wine that’s redolent of tropical fruit and peaches”, while Eric Asimov recommends a “structured, complex and energetic” red.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Q&A: Grégory Viennois of Domaine Laroche

When he’s not enjoying the best of Burgundy, Grégory Viennois, director of vineyards & wine at Domaine Laroche in Chablis, picks out Chile as a source of “ideal conditions” for Chardonnay.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 No Comments »

William Fèvre’s Didier Seguier on greatness in Chardonnay

Didier Séguier, director of Domaine William Fèvre in Chablis, believes the secret to great Chardonnay is a detailed understanding of the site conditions.

Friday, August 30th, 2013 No Comments »

db Eats: Bonnie Gull

Dinner at Bonnie Gull is like going on holiday for the evening, as if some seaside shack had magically crash-landed in a quiet corner of Fitzrovia.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 No Comments »

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