third somm film, spurrier

A third ‘Somm’ film is in production and features an all-star cast of wine’s most respected figures, including Steven Spurrier, the man responsible for staging the 1976 Judgement of Paris…

georgian wine, kakheti

It’s been an eventful five years.  My first visit to Georgia, in April 2013, came at a tense but exciting time for the nation’s wine producers.  Russia’s 2006 ban on…

Dujac wines, Burgundy

Unlike most Burgundian estates, whether they have been bottling for a number of decades or only embarked on this path recently, the Domaine Dujac is a recent creation. It dates…

Bordeaux 2006

Bordeaux 2006 was an interesting year to assess at the critical 10-year juncture, not least because 2006 has developed a mixed reputation. On the bright side, it has a classic,…