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Articles tagged with Burgundy

  • There is Value in White Burgundy

    Sorry to be morbid, but what’s your ‘death bed’ wine; the last glass you’ll taste in this life? Mine’s Puligny-Montrachet, the famous but expensive...


  • Burgundy Vintage Report 2013

    The 2013 vintage was harrowing for Burgundy. With mostly poor weather mounting worry along the Côte d’Or during the last four vintages, it’s not just...


  • Wine 101 - Beaujolais

    Beaujolais: it’s the pork of Burgundy! Often referred to as the other red wine of Burgundy, in addition to the great Pinot Noirs of the region, the Gamay...


  • Being in Burgundy

    There is nothing like spending time in Burgundy. The villages and countryside are beautiful and timeless. The people are discreet but warm. Burgundy is like...


  • Chablis Always Delivers

    With rumors of an impending spring abounding, I'm turning my eyes towards some white wines with which to welcome the changing of the seasons. So far it,...


  • Wines Then and Now: Part 3

    This is the final part in a three part series on wine prices over the past decade. Part one, with an introduction and a look at the wines of Piedmont  can...


  • Top 8 2010 Burgundies

    2010 Burgundies are hitting the shelves, or in some cases due to the marriage of limited quantities and high ratings, are slipping through the retail...


  • 2010 Burgundy

    Burgundy has been on a bit of roll as of late, both in the bottle and with consumers, or perhaps I should say collectors. While the Bordeaux bubble of 2011...


  • Wines Then and Now: Part 1

    I’ve been writing a fair amount of commentary lately, some of it dealing with wine prices, but only tangentially; so today I wanted to take a look at where...


  • Chinese Investors Shift to Burgundy and California Wine

    As Chinese investors add expensive Burgundy and California wine to their fine wine wish lists, they raise concern that traditional markets will lose coveted...


  • 2012 Harvest Snapshots

    2012 was a bit of an atypical vintage across Europe. The weather was difficult through the spring and early summer, and even later in some regions, which...


  • Mother Nature Meets WoMan: 2010 Red Burgundy in Your Glass(es)

    As I said in my post on 2010 Burgundian whites, this vintage is delicious. I discussed there how weather affects white and red wines differently. So far,...


  • Mother Nature Meets Wo/Man - 2010 Burgundy Whites in Your Glass(es)

    The 2010 wines from Burgundy are delicious. The weather affects white and red wines differently. I’ll start by pointing out why small weather events can...


  • Notations on the Côte de Nuits

    The Côte de Nuits houses 99 percent of the red Grands Crus of Burgundy’s famous Côte d’Or. Seeing as these wines are some of the most limited...


  • Bullet Points on the Côte de Beaune

    The northern demarcation of the Côte de Beaune begins a few villages north of the convivial town of Beaune, which sits in the heart of the Côte d’Or....


  • 6 Villages of Burgundy

    When in uncharted territory, most wine buyers stick to the well-trodden path. That means there is plenty of room for discovery, even in a fairly small region...


  • The $10,000 Cellar, Part Two

    Today I’m continuing with part II of the $10,000 cellar, which as I’ve detailed before is really just a small slice of an actual $10,000 cellar. There...


  • 2009 Burgundy Tasting Notes

    Here are the results of a small blind tasting of 2009 Burgundy wines that I recently participated. The wines as a set showed a fair amount of power and...


  • 2009 Burgundy

    Burgundy wine is expensive, confusing, and more often than not considered a minefield. Right? Yes, it is expensive and it can be confusing, but it is much...


  • Burgundies Removed from London Auction Last-Minute

    Feb. 10, 2012 – After collectors raised doubts about the authenticity of rare Burgundies in the days preceding the Wednesday’s Spectrum Wine Auctions in...


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