This week I'm tasting 2016s from a range of estates - from Gevrey to Maranges. This is first impressions - and marks the start of my 2016 vintage coverage. Day one of my June 2017 Burgundy trip included Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux, Domaine du Comte … [Read more...] about Tasting the 2016s from cask … the style and quality?
It's always exiting to hear how people got started with their wine interest and career. Joss Fowler - currently Director at Renaissance Vintners and wine bogger - have published a great series of articles where well known - and apparently also … [Read more...] about Three Bottles – a bit about the origin of the Winehog
I rarely write about the Burgundy prices ... high and rising prices seem to be a part of this hobby ... if one wants the best of the best. There are however some worrying tendenses in the Burgundy market, that somehow reminds me of the days when … [Read more...] about The Burgundy Prices – today and in the longer perspective
Two days in London with unicorn wines .... starting with a Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1945 magnum in the hand ... looking at a large collection of other fake bottles from some of the most notorious fraudsters - that is the scene when Maureen Downey … [Read more...] about Wine authentication … fake and fraudulent wines ….
Armand Heitz of Domaine Heitz-Lochardet has created a negociant brand, and for this purpose he has initiated a new label for the wines sold from this part of the business. First vintage for the negociant business was 2015 - the new label will be … [Read more...] about New Negociant label from Heitz-Lochardet
According Burgundy Report1 it's now official that Boris Champy is the new manager at the LVMH owned Domaines des Lambrays - replacing the long-time head of the estate Thierry Brouin. A change in management is in my mind no surprise, as this has … [Read more...] about Boris Champy – New manager at Domaine des Lambrays
A busy week in Burgundy - with plenty of tastings. Three visits Tuesday, five Wednesday (at bit too much), four today and then finally two Friday before I head back to Denmark. I will write about each visit in details during the next period ... … [Read more...] about Tastings this week – March 2017 – part 1
Trilogie en Côte de Nuits - tasting is a perfect oportunity to taste and compare. A lot of the best producers from Vosne-Romanée, Vougeot, Flagey and to a lesser degree Morey and Chambolle present their wines at Chateau Clos de Vougeot - this … [Read more...] about Impressions from Trilogie en Côte de Nuits – tasting the 2015s