St-Julien 2017

St-Julien, along with its Médoc cousins Pauillac and St-Estèphe, had many successes in a Bordeaux 2017 vintage that presented several challenges, said Jane Anson in her Bordeaux 2017 vintage overview.…

bordeaux 2017 vintage

You have gathered by now that Bordeaux 2017 is not the easiest of vintages to describe. It’s a year where technical details count, and where there is a deserved sense…

Trefethen

In 2014, when a major earthquake shook the Napa Valley, the Trefethen Family Vineyards’ pumpkin coloured 19th century wooden winery almost collapsed. Leaning precariously, the massive building looked like a…

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…

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…