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    Revived Savennières

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.When I started writing about wine 35 years ago, the people I came across…

    11 Sep 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Savennières - the tasting notes

    I'm so thrilled to have re-acquainted myself recently with the exciting Savennières appellation, transformed over the last decade or so, and I will be…

    10 Sep 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Savennières - the video

    At the end of August I had the great pleasure of visiting the recently revitalised Savennières appellation, about which I write in detail  in Revived…

    9 Sep 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    The Loire needs you

    Wine is worth about €1.2 billion to the producers of the Loire valley. Until last year about 70 million bottles were exported – worth €220 million –…

    11 Aug 2010 Tamlyn Currin Richard Hemming MW
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    Loire in bloom

    Loire courtier Charles Sydney writes:Chenin and Cabernet Franc started flowering in the Loire Valley last week, and now Sauvignon Blanc. You can tell…

    16 Jun 2010 Guest contributor
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    Huet and Királyudvar

    Noel Pinguet, winemaker at Domaine Huet, the best-known producer of Vouvray, came to show off some of his wines in London recently. Nowadays, these…

    15 Dec 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Loire 2009 - vintage report

    Charles and Philippa Sydney, courtiers en vins de Loire based in Chinon, sent this enthusiastic preliminary report, written mid Nov. All photos…

    25 Nov 2009 Guest contributor
  • Article Wines of the week

    Dom de la Chevalerie, Chevalerie 2006 Bourgueil

    From €8.50, £14.60 and $21.99 Find any Dom de la Chevalerie wine I love Cabernet Franc. When it’s good it has a vivacious perfume, a luscious…

    6 Oct 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Project Cabernet Franc bears fine fruit

    See our members' forum for some interesting discussion on this subject. Around this time five years ago, I was sweating over the final stages…

    1 Oct 2009 Julia Harding MW
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    News roundup

    Online trading platforms accessible to all are proliferating in the wine market. London fine wine trader Bordeaux Index was the first off the…

    9 Jun 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Revving up Loire Sauvignons

    Written by Sarah Ahmed.If Menetou Salon, Quincy and Reuilly are the poor relations of Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé, spare a thought for the Loire…

    11 Mar 2009 Guest contributor
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    Loire 2008 update

    Charles Sydney, courtier en vins de Loire, sends this update to his September vintage report now that he has tasted many of the wines. To…

    28 Jan 2009 Guest contributor
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    Spotlight on the Loire

    The wines of the Loire Valley have always seemed to Julia and me to attract much less than their fair share of exposure and praise. Julia even made…

    22 Oct 2008 Jancis Robinson
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    Loire 2008

    Charles Sydney, optimistic wine broker pictured below enthusing over Touraine 2008 grapes, reports from the Loire.   I thought a…

    30 Sep 2008 Guest contributor
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    Didier Dagueneau's final flight

    See related thread in Members' forumDidier Dagueneau, the wild boy of Pouilly Fumé, has died at a ridiculously early age, but in what was perhaps a…

    18 Sep 2008 Jancis Robinson