It was an unseasonably warm, sunny day in London at the end of April and the rooms were uncomfortably crowded and hot, despite the very best efforts of the organisers. Plenty of daylight is...
As I outline in today's wine of the week , I have been lucky enough to have quite a few chances to re-taste red bordeaux from the hugely appealing 2009 vintage (see Tasting articles by region )....
I'm looking forward very much to flying out to Bordeaux later today to taste the 2012 left bank primeurs. Had been planning to go out at the weekend but Nick did his back in on Friday and needed...
This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.
See full tasting notes listed at the top of our guide to coverage of Bordeaux 2009 .
See our guide to coverage of 2009 bordeaux and a 2013 overview of the vintage . Tasted amidst the snow in Suffolk, this is the third group of three reports on Bordeaux 2009s now that...
See our guide to coverage of 2009 bordeaux and a 2013 overview of the vintage . The second of my three Southwold instalments on Bordeaux 2009s in bottle reassessed blind,...
30 Jan 2013 - We're bringing this to your attention once more so that you can easily find the background to the vintage that was recently retasted in bottle in Southwold. We'll...
See our guide to coverage of 2009 bordeaux and a 2013 overview of the vintage . Kicking off the first of our three Southwold instalments on Bordeaux 2009 reassessed...
Late morning on the last day of WineFuture Hong Kong was devoted to a tasting for about 1,000 tasters of 20 red bordeaux 2009s presented by Robert Parker (see this video clip ). The numbers were...
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As I am always banging on about, some of the best value in the world lurks at the base of the pyramid of...
The Merignac–Gatwick route was busy last week with Bordeaux wine producers coming over to London for various showings of their latest vintages to British consumers and trade. In addition to...
Here's another small tranche of tasting notes on 2009 bordeaux , published as a substantial portion of the Bordeaux wine trade decamp to Hong Kong for Vinexpo Asia. See the Chinese fakery...
As more and more Bordeaux 2009 opening prices are being announced, some of them truly jaw-dropping in their ambition, we thought you might find the following listing of all the wines I scored 17...
I was terrifically impressed by Ch Raymond Lafon 2009 Sauternes . I'm even more impressed by Jean-Pierre Meslier at Ch Raymond Lafon, who has today released the wine at a price that Bill Blatch...
Prize for the primeur hawker shouting the loudest goes to. Bordeaux Index. Their PR machine seems to have overtaken that of Berry Bros this year. I have now received six mailings from them on the...
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