Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux: A year on

In 2018, we were delighted to announce our brand new exclusivity, Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux. A year on, on the launch of the 2017 vintage, Guy Seddon (Corney & Barrow Fine Wine Sales & Buyer), takes a closer look at the history of the domaine. Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux: An Introduction If you had to put a finger on […]

Fairtrade Fortnight with La Riojana

Fairtrade Fortnight is here: a time for campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmer and workers who grow our food in developing countries (quote: fairtrade.org.uk) This year, we’re celebrating one of our producers – a co-operative winery in the La Rioja province, one of Argentina’s most exciting wine regions. […]

Domaine François Carillon: 2017 vintage release

“My father is from Puligny-Montrachet. My mother is from Chassagne-Montrachet” FRANÇOIS CARILLON This is our eighth vintage release. A relatively short time, for wines which have become a cornerstone of the C&B family. The Carillon family has been established in Puligny-Montrachet for sixteen generations. The first mention of a Carillon winemaker in the village dates […]

Domaine Marquis d’Angerville: An end to difficult vintages

“The 2017s show great vitality and concentration, yet they are airy, almost ethereal in the mouth. The tannins are fine and well integrated, providing structure and clear direction. There is brightness and succulence in this vintage, and unusual approachability at such an early stage.” – Guillaume d’Angerville   Domaine Marquis d’Angerville forms part of the […]

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 […]

Achaval-Ferrer: The Argentine Adventure

“Achaval-Ferrer ticks all of the boxes. Ancient, low yielding vines, high altitude freshness and large diurnal variation helps to give complexity in these wines – the basis for a long term exclusive partnership, very close to our hearts.” – Alison Buchanan, Corney & Barrow   Last year we announced some really positive and exciting changes […]

An interview with Sarah Glantenay, Domaine Georges Glantenay

An exciting new addition to the C&B family, Domaine Georges Glantenay is a family-owned Volnay domaine which traces its roots back to the 17th century. A relatively small commune, Volnay lies between Pommard and Meursault. The vineyard slopes, facing east and south, descend steeply, before inclining more gently towards the road below. The soils are […]

New Release: Domaine Leflaive 2017

“My recommendation is to open a bottle at dinner and drink it for breakfast… if I am really nice to my friends, I open a bottle in the morning.” – Brice de La Morandière (on when to drink Domaine Leflaive’s wines) Domaine Leflaive: An introduction Among the most famous white wines of Burgundy, Domaine Leflaive […]

New Release: Tardieu-Laurent, The Rhône 2017 Vintage

Tardieu-Laurent: An Introduction “Historically small yields… the lowest of the post-war years. These very challenging conditions gave birth to juices of such brilliant quality, which do better than merely console us: they entice!” – Michiel Tardieu Corney & Barrow started working with Tardieu-Laurent in 2002, just six years after this family operation was established. Michel […]

Vini Franchetti: Tuscany & Sicily

“At Trinoro, I was driven by an emotional realisation that I was in a perfect place, aesthetically speaking. I had found a place where I was very happy to be.” – Andrea Franchetti The Franchettis are a noble Italian family, the Venetian side of which married into the Rothschild dynasty. Hemmingway was a family friend. […]