France

English wines ‘are now world class’

The best wines being made in England are now ‘world class’ and can stand shoulder to shoulder with the top Champagnes and Burgundies according to England’s largest wine producer.

Southern Rhône excels in 2016

The 2016 vintage in Châteauneuf-du-Pape is potentially the best in 40 years according to the vineyard manager at Chapoutier and it is a vintage which favours the southern communes overall say producers.

Severe frosts wreak havoc in Champagne

Temperatures plunged to -6 degrees in Champagne this week where severe spring frosts have wiped out entire crops of young buds in some parts of the region.

Henriot Buys major stake in Oregon’s Beaux Frères

Maisons & Domaines Henriot, owner of Henriot Champagne, has bought a majority stake in prominent Oregon estate Beaux Frères for an undisclosed sum.

db meets: Katherine Cole

April 13th, 2017

Beaune wine museum reopens

March 16th, 2017

Bourgogne Wines Club returns

March 13th, 2017

Uncorked: Anne Moreau

March 1st, 2017

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