Tag: Burgundy

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 […]

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. […]

What to drink in 2017: white Burgundy

Continuing our update on what to drink this year, Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave looks at white Burgundy – advising on which corks to pull in the coming months Some 2005 whites may go forth and shine but generally anything up to and including 2006 should probably have been drunk by now, or at least […]