Category: Rhône Wine

Dreaming of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

In the midst of Rhône 2013: En Primeur, Damian Carrington – Agency Director – allows his mind to escape the English weather and drift to Châteauneuf-du-Pape. On a cold, midweek morning, I think we can be excused a day dream or two on the way to work (or perhaps even – when no one is looking – at […]

All About Yves

Yves Gangloff is a mercurial genius fêted for producing uniformly outstanding wines through his micro-domaine in the Rhône. We caught up with him to learn a little more about his passion for Côte-Rôtie – and guitars. I did not plan to be a winemaker. I was visiting my brother, who had just found an atelier for […]

Rhône wasn’t built in a day

Simon Field MW fondly recalls his early experiences as our Rhône Buyer, and the growth of the offer – both in volume and status – in recent years The launch of our annual Rhône offer is, as usual, a source of great satisfaction and an opportunity to reflect on the process of its gestation and, maybe […]

A fine and frosty expedition

The newest member of our Fine Wine team, Nick Stewart, recounts the adventures of the team’s trip to the decidedly chilly Rhône, from transport concerns to canteen offerings, via a few of the wines from the 2013 vintage. I first visited the Rhône Valley four years ago and suffice to say that the itinerary wasn’t […]