Below are the best of the 2017 releases over the last week. The campaign has slowed once again and looks set to drag on through June. Please expect all invoices…

Over the last century, most of Bordeaux’s leading châteaux have adopted the practice of bottling one or two additional wines to sell alongside their grands vins. Though these boast the same…

Pauillac Fifth Growth Pontet Canet was one of the first properties in Bordeaux to bring horses back into the vineyard. It was also one of the first Classed Growth estates…

A blind tasting last week unveiled just how profound Pontet-Canet has become. An underperforming Fifth Growth in the 20th century, since going organic in 2003 it has rocketed to First…

Storms swept through Bordeaux and Champagne last weekend, damaging vineyards, knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. Pauillac, Genissac and Champagne were worst hit, with producers predicting lower yields as a result…