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This year I was tasked with tasting the samples offered en primeur from the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux. It was widely regarded as the worst growing season in a long, long time - but I am assured it was pure coincidence that Jancis and Julia were unable to attend themselves. [Read Bordeaux en... More...
From €9.90, $?, £19.99 Find the dry Italian Petit Manseng Find the sweet Clos Uroulat Jurançon Who would have thought it? Here's a really satisfying dry white made from an indigenous Basque variety grown just north of Rome. I choose it not to denigrate any of the hundreds of... More...
For a list of all our articles, see Bordeaux 2013 - a guide to our coverage Sauternes are the 2013s for which buying en primeur is perhaps most sensible. They are more likely to be eventually pricier via normal retail, as they have not been hugely inflated as the reds have in recent... More...
For an article I'm writing on Saturday about what Jean-Guillaume Prats did after he left Ch Cos d'Estournel last year, I have been tasting some of the key wines produced by LVMH on their wine properties outside France. Did you see they have just moved into Burgundy with the acquisition of the... More...

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Always nice to be psychologically profiled by people you've never met. Thanks all! More...
stephen Donnhoff and schonleber have done in the last 10 years 9 or 10 each just the same as canada . In the past 14 years 13 or 14 times each regarding your comment re marks ! They mean allot. More...
Umay, I have given copies of your reports to three others so far. It does seem the government there is getting a little reactionary on several fronts, so I will limit my trips for now. More...
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