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,…

Domaine Leroy

Almost a century and a half ago, in 1868, François Leroy set himself up as a wine-merchant in his native village of Auxey-Duresses, just round the corner from Meursault.  The…