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
Christmas

Top 10 Christmas Wines

It’s that time of year again, and whatever your festive traditions, they’re bound to involve a little tipple (or two). Corney & Barrow have been trading independently since 1780, so we know a bit about celebrating. We caught up with Fine Wine Sales Manager, Joe Muller to get some advice Read more

By Corney & Barrow, 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
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