Domaine Labruyère: Moulin-à-Vent since 1850

“I do not make Beaujolais. I make Moulin-à-Vent.” – Nadine Gublin, Head Winemaker Domaine Labruyère Established in 1850, Domaine Labruyère consists of 14 hectares of vines, all in the Moulin-à Vent appellation. We have represented the domaine as exclusive UK agent since the 2013 vintage. As I seem to say on a regular basis, these are stunning, […]

2017 Vintage at Domaine Jacques Prieur

“Dry, bright, warm and exceptionally sunny. A supremely elegant vintage.” – Nadine Gublin, head winemaker.   Most Burgundy domaines stay close to home, perhaps over the decades adding the odd plot in a neighbouring village when finances or inheritance permit, but rarely venturing further afield. Not so Domaine Jacques Prieur… this is an estate with […]

An Interview with Edouard Labruyère: Bordeaux 2017 En Primeur

We catch up with Edouard Labruyère at Château Rouget during our Bordeaux 2017 en primeur tastings. Watch here: View all Bordeaux 2017 listings Or find out more: @corneyandbarrow Bordeaux 2017 Top Picks

Introducing Champagne J.M. Labruyere

On Thursday last week we held the launch of Champagne J.M.Labryuere – I’ll be honest it wasn’t like a “normal” Champagne launch – no glitz or gizmos! We simply hosted a lunch and a dinner and let Edouard Labruyere tell the story of a new estate. The house as a whole – The vines are […]

Domaine Jacques Prieur 2014 Vintage

Very recently we were privileged to be able to welcome Domaine Jacques Prieur through our doors. Edouard Labruyere was in London to take us through his magnificent wines and we hosted a special dinner in his honour. Below Will Hargrove recounts the events of the week. This blog post was originally posted on Duvault Blochet […]

Preview – the wines of Burgundy 2014 vintage

When we picked up our hire car in Paris Orly, it had Italian number plates. Was this a sign? Was 2014 Burgundy to be temperamental, or would it ooze with charm? There was only one way to find out. We started in Chablis early on Monday with Vincent Dampt, who related that despite a “really […]

Bordeaux 2014 en primeur tastings: Day 4

Having negotiated an early breakfast, though sadly no hot eggs and bacon, at 7am we were off and running by 7.30 heading up to Branire-Ducru for the first visit of the day. The snoring from the back row started early but fortunately never became too loud. The wine showed well and as a ever Patrick […]

Famille Labruyere – a new and exciting relationship

New contacts and relationships in the wine world come about in different ways and take different lengths of time to come to fruition (when they do!). “Gestation” can be anything from weeks to years, decades even… every one is different. They often result from a chance comment being well followed up. Famille Labruyere and Corney […]

PRESS RELEASE: Corney & Barrow to represent Labruyère Family Estates exclusively in the United Kingdom

Corney & Barrow is delighted to announce its appointment to represent the entire Labruyère Family portfolio, comprising Domaine Jacques Prieur, Domaine Labruyère Moulin à Vent and, in time, Champagne Labruyère, exclusively in the UK. We continue to buy, through the Place de Bordeaux, Château Rouget. This appointment is with immediate effect and further reinforces Corney […]