De Vogüé's new winemaker

Jean Lupatelli at de Vogue

François Millet has handed over to the winemaker of a Nuits-St-Georges négociant. Picking is well and truly under way in Burgundy – at last. See this guide to our coverage of 2021 burgundies.

Sunny days after torrential rain restored my faith in the 2021 vintage in Burgundy. It will undoubtedly be small, and very different from the last two solar-powered vintages. But that may not be such a bad thing. More later.

While in Burgundy last week I had the chance to meet the new chef de cave at Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé, Jean Lupatelli, a quietly confident...