The Hospices de Beaune at the Hôtel-Dieu was founded in 1443 and is regarded as the world’s first modern hospital. Today, the iconic Burgundian building bears name to the important charity wine…

We’ve added four exciting new events to our Cape Town and Johannesburg tasting schedules: Hannes Storm of Hamilton Russell – 22 October, CT; 23 October, JHB Burgundy 2012 – 5 November, CT;…

This month The New York Times has devoted its ‘dining and wine’ section to one of our favourite regions: Chablis. Here, in northern Burgundy, Chardonnay produces distinctive, mineral whites with…

A problematic weather phenomenon for grape growers that we are relatively unfamiliar with in South Africa has been prominent in various winemaking regions in Europe this year.  It was last year…

The chapter on Burgundy in Jancis Robinson’s latest book ‘The world Atlas of Wine’, starts off by explaining that the very name of Burgundy ‘has a sonorous ring‘.  Whether the…