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Clearly part of the family.

You’ll know if you follow this blog that I’m a fan of the Barton family: their wines, their philosophy and …

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The Finger Lakes – at last.

On my social media strapline I say I’m “Bordeaux-based but open to persuasion”. So far this year I have been …

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Clairet. Claret. Clarette,

The Bordeaux invasion of London – continued London has always been a Bordeaux friendly wine hub and the Bordelais love London …

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Moon Harbour – A Bordeaux Whisky

After an amazing week sampling some of the best drams Scotland has to offer, imagine my surprise to come back …

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Château Soutard – At your service

Château Soutard, Classified Growth of Saint Emilion, has undergone a complete renovation and renewal since its acquisition by French Insurance …

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Chasing Chasselas.

In the 30 odd years that I have been coming to Switzerland, I haven’t always taken Suisse wines very seriously. …

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The sandy side of the Medoc.

The proximity of the Bordeaux vineyards to the ocean keeps the Bordeaux climate both temperate and humid, a major influence …

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On your bike at Château Marquis de Terme.

Chateau Marquis de Terme walked away with the top award for the Global Gold Best Of Wine Tourism in Bordeaux …

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Gonzague & Claire Lurton, from Bordeaux to Sonoma.

I’m recently back from a month travelling around the US where I was sharing the wines of the Medoc with …

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The Golden Dolphin

Some of you might know that it was Sauternes that brought me to Bordeaux. Or rather, the fact that my …

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