Tag: domaine

Brothers with altitude

At Domaine Durand in the Ardèche, siblings Eric and Joël Durand produce estimable Syrah, Marsanne and Roussanne, but it is their outstanding Viognier, farmed at 450 metres, that has put them on the map. Here Eric shares his views on the ascendance of Cornas Cornas has really come of age because it’s a granite circle […]

Behind the scenes in Burgundy

Recently returned from our annual tasting trip to Burgundy, Matthew Tipping, our Fine Wine Sales Manager, reports on an industry in the throes of change In recent years the Burgundy market has changed almost beyond recognition, with demand worldwide spiking dramatically. The vast majority of Burgundians are not large corporations, rather small family domaines that […]