Category: Rhône Wine

Rhône is where the heart is

Adam Holden, our Rhône Specialist, provides a brief glimpse of a few key highlights from the forthcoming 2013 en primeur offer. It’s fair to say that 2013 was not a stellar year for Bordeaux, so, how accurately does this reflect on the rest of France? It is a big country (398,099.474 square miles), with an […]

What to drink in 2015: Rhône

In our latest chapter on the wines to uncork in 2015, Adam Holden – Rhône Specialist – examines vintages past from this fabled French region Anyone lucky enough to have reds in the cellar from the outstanding 1985, 1989 and 1990 vintages should consider finding a good excuse to enjoy them this year; though wines from the great […]

Tartiflette: the perfect match with Rhône red

The seasons may be turning, but there’s still time to squeeze in another hearty dish that will complement to the fruit and spice of a Rhône red. Tartiflette, French mountain cooking at its finest, is a comfort-food favourite of our chef Stewart Turner. This month, I thought I would take inspiration from our current en […]

St-Joseph’s movers and shakers (part 1)

Exciting, great-value wines are coming out of St Joseph, thanks to the vision and the talent of a number of producers. Here, Eva Polaki highlights five vintners who are making the world sit up and take notice of the appellation’s wines. A big success story in St-Joseph is written by Jérôme Coursodon the fifth generation […]