Category: Burgundy Wine

Rediscovering Beaujolais

Beaujolais remains a peerless source of the fresh, fruity wines with which it’s most associated. But the region has much more to offer, including Cru wines whose complexity and capacity to age bear comparison with some of the most famous appellations of the Côte d’Or. Buyer Will Heslop walks us through the region’s nuances No wine […]

Talking wine and war with Andrew Roberts

Ahead of tomorrow’s dinner with Andrew Roberts, Will Lyons sits down with the historian to talk about the way two of history’s most famous figures used wine to their political advantage Like many first steps along the wine route, Professor Andrew Roberts began his vinous journey as an undergraduate. The historian and author of acclaimed […]

What to drink in 2017: red Burgundy

In the latest instalment in our guide on what to drink in 2017, Tom Cave turns his eye to red Burgundy, detailing which vintages to let lie and which to start sipping The 1999s, at Premier and Grand Cru level, are still developing, though anyone lucky enough to have any should by now have at […]

Eat, drink and sleep: Burgundy

As we see Burgundy’s 2015 vintage released en primeur, Peter Newton offers advice on how to get the most out of a visit to the Côte d’Or The region of Burgundy has been producing wines since Roman times but it was the monks of the Middle Ages who really put the region on the map. […]