Impressions of the 2018 burgundies

J&B 2018 burgundy tasting at 1 Gt George St, London

London’s Burgundy Fortnight distilled. The late Michel Lafarge pictured below by Jon Wyand. See this guide for our full coverage of 2018 burgundies.

Dry January is quite a challenge for anyone who loves and buys burgundy in or around London as there are so many opportunities to taste the latest vintage on offer at a panoply of merchants’ tastings. These tastings, begun on 7 January this year and not over yet, offer such an unrivalled opportunity to get to grips with the vintage and compare the wines of different producers that I saw several visitors from Hong Kong and even...