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Friday 28 October 2016 loc: GB


31 July 1395: The banning of Gamay

This Sunday marks the 621st anniversary of Philip the Bold’s famous edict banning Gamay from the Côte d’Or, an act which has had far-reaching consequences for the region.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Gamay still battling Beaujolais Nouveau hangover

Consumers too often dismiss Gamay as a light and fruity, low tannin wine despite it being capable of producing complex “Pinot Noir-like” wines with the capacity to age, says one leading Beaujolais winemaker.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Gamay: NZ’s red answer to Sauvignon Blanc?

The winery that claims to be New Zealand’s only Gamay producer has suggested that this grape variety has scope to fulfil a similar role for the country as Sauvignon Blanc.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes recommends a “brilliant, feather-light and stunningly hued” rosé, while David Williams picks out a “polished, fresh and stylish” red.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Will Lyons recommends a sparkler with “finesse and elegance”, while Laurie Daniel reveals “one of the best domestic rosés” he’s tasted this year.

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Victoria Moore and Matthew Jukes pick out the same “very classy wine” this week and Terry Kirby recommends a “wonderfully elegant” red for “enjoying in the garden”.

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes picks out a wine that he says “will vie for white wine of the year come December” and David Williams makes recommendations for starting a wine cellar.

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 1 Comment »

Louis Latour to realise Beaujolais potential

Maison Louis Latour has stepped up its investment in Beaujolais with a new domaine, a new Gamay blend and Pinot Noir plans.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Beaujolais Nouveau marred by bad harvest

Today’s annual Beaujolais Nouveau release celebrations will be restrained, after a poor harvest has left hundreds of growers facing bankruptcy.

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 No Comments »

Gamay grape gives best value

Gamay makes France’s best value wines, according to recommendations from the UK wine press.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 1 Comment »

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