Fine Wine

A dinner with d’Angerville

Each Spring, ordinarily in March the two joint agents for Domaine Marquis d’Angerville get together and host a tasting and lunch to launch and present the most recent vintage, in this case the 2016. Guillaume d’Angerville always comes from Burgundy having sent the wines ahead. It is a serious yet relaxing way Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago
Fine Wine

Piedmont wine tasting

Head of Fine Wine at Corney & Barrow, Will Hargrove, shares a  2017 visit to Piedmont, and his notes on the wines of Giacomo Conterno & Giulia Negri. The primary function of the trip was to taste with Roberto Conterno at Cantina Giacomo Conterno for the then upcoming releases. Whilst the Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago
Bordeaux

Belair-Monange and more…

Late June every other year sees VinExpo in Bordeaux…oddly I’ve never actually been to the main halls. This year we, a few of the team at C&B, got the invite to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Ets J.P.Moueix with whom we work very closely. We decided to do an “out and back” Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago
Burgundy

Bonneau du Martray dinner

I have worked with the Bonneau du Martray wines since the 2000 vintage so all the usual bias warnings apply here. This was a rather different dinner because it was a chance to say “au revoir” (but certainly not a full good bye) to Jean-Charles Le Bault de la Morinière Read more

By Will Hargrove, ago