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  • Article Tasting articles

    Our spring 2019 collection – rest of France

    The last of our collected tasting notes, a round up of 89 tasting notes on Alsace, Jura, Lorraine and South West France. See this guide to our…

    12 Jun 2019 Team JR
  • Article Inside information

    ​Tea and chips in the Dordogne

    Purple Pagers may remember my 22 December 2017 call on the Members' forum for a pernickety, wine-loving perfectionist with copy-editing experience.…

    28 May 2018 Guest contributor
  • Article Don't quote me

    Why isn't there more demand for organic wine?

    Inspired by this Long Read on natural wine in last Tuesday's Guardian, Saussignac winemaker Caro Feely of Château Feely* wrings her hands. With the…

    21 May 2018 Guest contributor
  • Article Wines of the week

    Ch Combel La Serre 2014/15 Cahors

    From €9.90, $15, £12.50  Find the 2015 Find the 2014 Malbec from Argentina has featured no fewer than 15 times in our wines of the week, yet…

    29 Sep 2017 Richard Hemming MW
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    Rest of France assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages. Jancis writes This collection of 118 tasting notes is inevitably a bit of a ragbag, including all our tasting notes…

    4 Aug 2016 Team JR
  • Article Tasting articles

    Rest of France - a compilation

    This collection of more than 80 wine reviews includes everything French that is not in our compilations of Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Alsace,…

    10 Dec 2015 Team JR
  • Article Tasting articles

    Thénac - Bergerac's de luxe wine estate

    Owned by Russian billionaire Eugene Shvidler, most famous for being Roman Abramovich’s best friend, Ch Thénac must be Bergerac’s best-funded wine…

    25 May 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Rest of France assortment

    See Sorting through the assortments for a guide to the many collections of tasting notes already published and details of the two more we will…

    5 Dec 2014 Team JR
  • Article Wines of the week

    Casale del Giglio Petit Manseng 2012 Lazio

    From €9.90, $?, £19.99 Find the dry Italian Petit MansengFind the sweet Clos Uroulat Jurançon Who would have thought it? Here's a really…

    18 Apr 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Rest of France - autumn collection

    See this guide to all our autumn collections.And so we bid farewell to our long series of 19 regional collections of tasting notes with a sweep-up of…

    18 Dec 2013 Team JR
  • Article Tasting articles

    Bordeaux and SW France - our collected works

    Gosh (some of) these wines are expensive! Good to see that our old friend Capbern-Gasqueton 2009 is holding up well. The Laithwaite's production…

    29 Jul 2013 Team JR
  • Article Wines of the week

    Camin Larredya, La Part Davan 2010 Jurançon

    From €11.70, £13.41, 17 Swiss francs, $23 Find this revitalising wine Jurançon is one of those delicious white wines that is far too easy to…

    24 Aug 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Something special from The Sampler

    Every December The Sampler puts a particularly dazzling array of 'icon' wines on taste in one of the 10 sets of Enomatic machines that characterise…

    15 Dec 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    Brumont's helping hand

    Seeing a woman and child in difficulty on the slopes, a ski instructor gallantly swooped in to help. Problem fixed, he jumped on the ski lift with…

    16 Aug 2010 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Tasting articles

    Brumont, Montus and Bouscassé

    If mediocrity is one of wine's most cardinal sins, then Alain Brumont of Chx Montus and Bouscassé in deepest south west France is one of its saving…

    12 Mar 2009 Richard Hemming MW