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Andrea Franchetti – Freedom breaking barriers

When Will Hargrove sent me an invite to join him and the team for a masterclass with Andrea Franchetti from Tenuta di Trinoro, I jumped at the opportunity. The master of Italian Cabernet Franc, Andrea makes world-famous Bordeaux blends, which are difficult to get hold of due to its tiny...
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Tasting and dinner with Roberto Conterno of Cantina Giacomo Conterno

For the last three years it has been a real privilege to travel out to Piedmont and taste with Roberto Conterno of Cantina Giacomo Conterno, in many ways my favourite estate in the world of wine, not that one needs to have a favourite. I look forward to it like...
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Cantina Giacomo Conterno – Tasting with Roberto

When visiting Roberto Conterno at Cantina Giacomo Conterno last May I did a series of blogs about a wonderful dinner, tasting the wines and visiting the vineyards. This time I am just going to write up my notes of the wines as little of the information on the vineyards has...
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The Wines of Andrea Franchetti

Last Wednesday I was delighted to help host a dinner with Barbara Santilli who works with Andrea Franchetti on both of his estates - Tenuta di Trinoro in the south of Tuscany (Val d'Orcia) & Tenuta di Passopisciaro (Mount Etna, Sicily). The dinner was at 1 Lombard Street which I...
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Team Hong Kong in France – Mitjavile and Moueix Etablissements

With the Rhône and Burgundy leg behind us now, all that was left was Bordeaux. The Rhône and Burgundy were absolutely amazing, but there is always a place in my heart for Bordeaux, so the final part of our journey was like being re-united with an old friend! We had left...
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Team Hong Kong in France – Bordeaux

After our 1st day in Bordeaux with a burning 40 degree heat, the next day seemed much cooler. Our first visit of the day was Château de Lamarque, the oldest Château in the Médoc and run by the family that used to own Haut Brion and Margaux during the late 17th...
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Team Hong Kong in France – Burgundy

We had stayed the night (Sunday) at the quite delightful and extremely luxurious “La Masion d‘Olivier Leflaive”, which is owned by Olivier Leflaive. This was an absolute treat and a far cry from the Northern Rhône, so we were all in very good spirits indeed! So our first day in...
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An Evening of Olivier Leflaive

Last week over fifty of our customers gathered at the Century Club in Shaftesbury Avenue for a tour de force from Olivier Leflaive, winemaker, négociant and Burgundian institution. Not only does Olivier produce some of the most accessible fine white Burgundy, he is also prolific, with 96 cuvées in production...
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Interview with Michiel Eradus from Eradus Wines

Interviewer: Will Hargrove, Private Sales Manager Location: Corney & Barrow Head Office ...
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Shabby & Chic with Château de la Tour’s François Labet

By Karel Röell. Dinner at the Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell, on the fringes of Farringdon and Hoxton, with François Labet was another great proposition by the Corney & Barrow crew. Just tucked off Clerkenwell road, on a quaint cobbled square a stone throw away from the eponymous boutique hotel where Bruno...
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