Ten grape myths and legends

There are many myths and legends attached to famous grape varieties involving Roman emperors, Italian counts, Burgundian dukes and blackbirds – but not all of them, in fact most of them, are entirely true.

Bourgogne Week shines light on lesser-known AOCs

The 2017 Bourgogne Week in Hong Kong shone a light on 15 lesser-known wine regions from Burgundy’s 100 AOCs.

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.

‘A very bad and disloyal variety’: The banning of Gamay

The Duke of Burgundy's banning of Gamay from the Côte d'Or is one of the most famous pieces of wine legislation in history – and one of least understood.

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