The Wine Writer is a dying breed says wine writer Andrew Jefford

I would go further and say that the wine expert is also on his or her way out. The internet has made wine transparent, debunking the myths that surrounded it (perpetuated by the experts perhaps). What is important with something as subjective as wine is what the individual likes. There is no universal taste. The power of … Continue reading The Wine Writer is a dying breed says wine writer Andrew Jefford

2012 Bx Ready, set go; Haut Brion led the way with start white harvest

Haut Brion was one of the first off the starting blocks for the 2012 harvest in Bordeaux, picking its Sauvignon grapes on September 4th conciding with the children's school 'rentrée. Others have followed suite with smaller than usual yields but so far good healthy grapes with good freshness and aromatics following the coolish summer. Excerpt … Continue reading 2012 Bx Ready, set go; Haut Brion led the way with start white harvest