An interview with Vincent Dampt, Domaine Vincent Dampt

Located some 100 miles north of the Côte d’Or, Chablis sits apart from the rest of Burgundy, separated from the Côte d’Or by the Morvan Mountains. Geologically it is closer to the Loire and Champagne – even the South Downs – than Burgundy proper. Historically, the region benefited from its proximity to Paris and being […]

March Special Pairing with Bleeding Heart Restaurants

This month we’ve teamed up with Bleeding Heart Restaurants and offer you this delicate recipe to get you through the final push to spring. Bleeding Heart’s long–established and extremely popular French Restaurant offers superb food in historical surroundings within the centre of London. It takes its name from the yard where it is located which, according […]

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 […]

Corney & Barrow’s Burgundy 09 Tasting at the Tower

Last Thursday saw the 5th C&B Burgundy tasting – not quite sure where the time has gone but the 2005 was a good vintage to start on. Nearly 300 customers managed to make it along to the Tower to taste – our largest tasting ever. I think people sometime have a fear about these young […]