Domaine Comte Armand

MW seminar considers causes of sudden vine death in Burgundy

Banning poisonous treatments, poor grafting techniques and electric pruning shears were all suggested as causes for the rise of esca in Burgundy during an MW seminar last week.

Entire vintage destroyed from Burgundy clos

Hail damage has ensured that not a single drop of wine is to be produced from one of Beaune’s most important premier cru vineyards in 2013.

Burgundy seminar part 2: Berries or bunches?

Stem use and wooden vats proved controversial issues in a seminar on how to make the best Burgundy this week.

Burgundy seminar report part 1: Reducing the risk of premox

Sediments, sulphur and closure quality are key to reducing the risk of premature oxidation in white Burgundy, it was revealed in a seminar this week.

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