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    Becky's Decanter Hall of Fame celebration

    What we drank at Caves Madeleine in Beaune to toast this year's Decanter Hall of Fame star. I have already provided a photo report on a particularly…

    18 Jun 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    (Mainly) French whites for Buckingham Palace

    There is some value among these wines tasted blind for the Queen, but you have to work quite hard to find it. Every few months in my capacity as a…

    17 Jun 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    Becky's celebration lunch in pictures

    Last Saturday in Beaune an intimate lunch was held to celebrate Becky Wasserman's recent elevation to Decanter's Hall of Fame. My tasting notes for…

    23 May 2019 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    The best-priced wine list anywhere?

    Nick finds perhaps the best-value wine list in France. A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. The sight of what was on the…

    18 May 2019 Nick Lander
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    Clos des Ducs back to 1920

    17 May 2019 See correction re the Clos des Ducs 2012 below.14 May 2019 Marquis d'Angerville's ducal monopole assessed, with great pleasure, over six…

    14 May 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    Frost – the new normal?

    On May Day, we present a photo-report on a particular hazard of springtime. I'm just back from what I sincerely hope is not a pre-Brexit tour of…

    1 May 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    Becky's Bouilland alumni

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. One of the most important villages on the Côte d’Or, in terms of its influence…

    27 Apr 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    Our spring 2019 collection – burgundy and beaujolais

    A rich mix of wines young and old from all over Greater Burgundy. For more tasting notes in our spring 2019 collections, see the guide.  These 107…

    9 Apr 2019 Team JR
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    Arnoux-Lachaux – a bright new star

    A look at the 2017s and 2016s from the much-admired new generation at Arnoux-Lachaux.  Julia writes Slightly sunburnt and with a big smile, Charles…

    21 Mar 2019 Jancis Robinson Julia Harding MW
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    Burgundy 2017 – the guide

    23 January 2019 Thanks to one sharp-eyed Purple Pager, we realised that we'd inadvertently left out tasting notes for Cécile Tremblay, Arnaud Ente,…

    29 Jan 2019 Team JR
  • Article Wines of the week

    Domaine Huber-Verdereau

    A promising but little-known producer of Meursault, Volnay and Pommard.  From £162 a dozen in bond, €7.87, 195 Danish krone, 239 Norwegian kroner,…

    18 Jan 2019 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    ​Côte d’Or – book review

    Côte d’Or  The wines and winemakers of the heart of Burgundy  Raymond Blake  Published by Infinite Ideas ISBN 9781908987937 £30 When…

    27 Dec 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Beyond Burgundy

    A slightly shorter version of this round-up of delicious Pinot Noirs is published by the Financial Times. It would be a very good idea if we wine…

    17 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    The French Prince of Belair

    15 November 2018 A trip down Memory Lane for those interested in the evolution of Burgundy. Here's how things looked for Louis-Michel, now a pivotal…

    15 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Chablis – Raveneau v Dauvissat

    The first of three articles about particularly senior white wines. Top Chablis from 1971 to 2011 tasted selflessly at the end of a long day. See also …

    12 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson