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
Burgundy

Burgundy 2016 Vintage Notes

  Following a visit in September 2016, I wrote, “2016 is still on the vine, but the crop has been severely reduced by frost and then mildew. Losses range from around a third to the point where you wonder if it is worth sending in the pickers at all. And Read more

By Guy Seddon, ago
Food & Wine

Meet our Italian Producers

We interviewed three of our favourite Italian producers. Giovanna – La Tunella Which of your wines are in currently your fridge at home? La Tunella Sauvignon Blanc. It is fresh, fruity and easy to drink. I also chill the Pinot Nero in the summer – it is perfect with chicken Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Burgundy

Burgundy 2015: Vintage Report

The 2015 growing season was a meeting of extremes. The summer heat left its stamp on the fruit, with succulent, ripe flavours pervading the wines. There are substantial tannins in the reds thanks to thick grape skins, although they are supple, almost without exception. There is freshness and poise too, Read more

By Guy Seddon, ago