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Burgundy 2021 En primeur


Burgundy 2021 allocations

How we allocate the most sought-after wines

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Rediscovering Gevrey-Chambertin

A closer look at this Côte d’Or powerhouse

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The whole-bunch question

Our expert guide to whole-bunch fermentation

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Reconsidering the Maconnais

Change is afoot in Burgundy’s southern region

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Five ways to fight the frost

What causes frost, and what can growers do about it?

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Brunello and Rhône

On Montalcino

Davy Żyw shares his latest insights

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A day in Gigondas

Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW recounts his visit.

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Château d’Yquem

Behind the scenes at Château d’Yquem

In late October 2021, we visited Château d’Yquem, the producer behind the world’s most famous sweet wine. What we discovered was a timeless tale of Sauternes winemaking, built on a vision spanning centuries.

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Inside the timeless world of Château d’Yquem

We speak to winemakers Sandrine Garbay and Lorenzo Pasquini about what it means to step into this timeless tale, and the vision underpinning the world’s most famous sweet wine.

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Discover Barolo 2018

A guide to the Barolo villages

The Barolo region is a patchwork of distinct villages and terroirs. Italy Buyer Davy Żyw outlines the key names to look out for

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The rising fortunes of Barolo

Alessandro Veglio joined his family winery in 2017. He talks us through his family story, and the story of Barolo as a whole

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Why you should start collecting Barolo

With Barolo quickly ascending on the world stage, Buyer Adrian Brice tells us why it’s time to start collecting these extraordinary wines

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Barolo beyond the label

The wines of Barolo come with their own lexicon. Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW breaks down some of the key terms you should know

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What to drink in 2022


Katie Merry from our Buying team discovers which bottles to pop in 2022.

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Buying Director Mark Pardoe MW explores which Burgundy to open in 2022.

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Which Bordeaux vintages are performing in 2022? Henrietta Gullifer explores.

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Our Cellar Plan Manager, Tom Cave, on which Vintage Port we should be pouring.

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Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur


Bordeaux 2021 vintage report

A look back at the growing season and early thoughts on the style of the wines to come

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Meet the producers

Bordeaux’s top winemakers share their thoughts on the vintage

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Bordeaux 2021: five to watch

The estates that have caught our Bordeaux Buyer’s attention

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Burgundy 2020 En Primeur

Collecting Burgundy

From prized bottles and once-in-a-lifetime experiences to simple tips on buying better wine, we asked colleagues from our offices around the world to share their Burgundy insights

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Understanding the Hautes-Côtes

Burgundy’s Hautes-Côtes are home to some of the region’s most dynamic producers – and some of its most future-proof terroir. Here, Adam Bruntlett delves deep into this once-forgotten region

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Burgundy’s “other” communes

There’s plenty to be excited about in Burgundy beyond the flagship appellations of the Côte d’Or. Here, Mark Pardoe MW highlights some lesser-known areas – and why they should be on your wish list this year

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Coming into focus

Elle Macleod, the newest member of our Burgundy Buying team, reports on her journey into the fascinating, complex and sometimes surprising world of Burgundy

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