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Are old Burgundy whites a thing of the past?

I have recently been asked if there is an “official French” answer to the “prem-ox” (premature oxidization) of old Burgundy whites that was at the centre of heated debates a couple of years ago. For those of you who are … Continue reading

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2013 Vintage – potentially a very fine “burgundy vintage”

Almost everyone has been criticizing this vintage, which potentially gave signs of being very difficult. In fact it was a hell of a strange vintage, with a large slice of mildew and disease, very cool and wet conditions and a … Continue reading

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UNESCO approved – the tourists are coming!!!

Congratulation Burgundy. On the 4th July 2015 UNESCO officially recognized the unique “terroir” that makes up the 1247 vineyards in Burgundy’s prime Côtes de Nuits & Côtes de Beaune districts. Champgane was also recognized, meaning that all France’s main wine … Continue reading

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DRC wines for sale -a unique opportunity

Yes, every once in a while we get some DRC bottles for sale. Here is what we have available…but be quick as they will run out fast…   La Tâche 1 MAG La Tâche 1982 3.500 € 2 bles La … Continue reading

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Burgundy vineyard prices to make you feel dizzy!

Ever thought about investing in Burgundy vineyards? Burgundy is not only very famous, frustratingly difficult to understand, small, unique, complex, now one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, but also, as you would imagine, highly expensive. The average cost of buying … Continue reading

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Tips on how to enjoy your bottle of wine…

There are certain rules to follow in order to get the best from your bottle of wine. RESPECT is probably the most appropriate. If you don’t repect your wine, then you won’t get the maximum enjoyment. Wine is like a … Continue reading

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Bordeaux vs Burgundy…a Chinese puzzle!

So we’ve just been informed that the Chinese are now owners of over 100 wineries in Bordeaux (out of about 8000). That means that 1.25% of Bordeaux is now owned by the Chinese! But we’ve also been informed that the … Continue reading

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