Category Archives: Burgundy

Crémant – More than Mere Froth

Following The Vaults Tasting last Monday, I was back in London for an interesting little tasting the following day. Organized once more by Business France, Crémant presented twelve producers of this category of sparkling wine from five out of the eight … Continue reading

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I Met a Traveller from an Antique Land

…My name is Ozburgundian, Winemaker of Winemakers, Look on my Wines, ye Mighty, and despair! Okay, not quite what Shelley had in mind, but the mighty Ozgundians were in town again yesterday, this time joined by another Australian washed up … Continue reading

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Where To Now, Saint Vincent?

I think there are many wine obsessives who begin life very traditionally, enjoying the red wines of Bordeaux. But after that, Burgundy begins to fascinate, and fascination soon turns to something stronger. There are many reasons why this can happen, … Continue reading

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Va Tutto…Bon

Tutto Wines held their French Portfolio Tasting at Ducksoup in Dean Street, Soho, yesterday (hence the linguistic mangling). Many of you will already have read my article which covered the (mainly) Italian side of their list, which they showed at the … Continue reading

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Off to See the Wizards of Oz(gundy)

It’s that time of year again, and despite telling you in my last post that I wasn’t going to join the wall to wall wallpaper of 2014 Burgundy Primeurs Week, you know that when it comes to the annual Vinoteca … Continue reading

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Small is Beautiful

Regular readers will know who I’ve been buying wine from in 2015, my favourite small merchants and wine shops. There is another group of people who maybe don’t get as much press, or coverage in social media, who are doing … Continue reading

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Burgundy 2005 at QCH

I’m sure I was not alone in itching to get a first overview of this highly praised vintage at ten years old. One single wine from a moderate producer is all I’d tried of 2005 Red Burgundy before Monday night, … Continue reading

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