France, Burgundy: The 2018 Vintage from Domaine Leroy and Domaine d'Auvenay

Lalou Bize-Leroy is making wines for eternity. At least, that's the impression one gets when tasting the 2018s from Domaines Leroy and d'Auvenay....

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France, Burgundy: The Côte d'Or's 2018 and 2017 Vintages – Part 3

Here is a third installment of notes on the 2018 and 2017 vintages from the Côte d'Or....

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France, Burgundy: The Côte d'Or's 2018 and 2017 Vintages – Part 2

This report is a second installment of notes on the 2018 and 2017 vintages in Burgundy's Côte d'Or. For my introduction to the vintage, readers are directed to the first...

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Talking Trade – Burgundy At A Recent High

Burgundy recently stole the spotlight, with the region’s trade share by value rising from 10.4% to 28.1%....

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Top 5 Côte d’Or’s 2017 and 2016 Vintages

Another New Year has arrived, and to start it off with a bang, we’ve just published a massive pile of new Burgundy reviews in Burgundy: The Côte d’Or’s 2017 and...

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France, Burgundy: Recent and Forthcoming Releases from Domaine Coche-Dury

This was a fascinating visit to Domaine Coche-Dury, where Raphaël Coche is now firmly established, having taken over direction of the estate in 2010 after working alongside his father Jean-François...

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France, Burgundy: Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2015s in Bottle

The combination of a great red Burgundy vintage and the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti naturally establishes lofty expectations. Those expectations are met by the Domaine’s 2015s....

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Get to Know Our Newest Reviewer, William Kelley

See which California wine first tripped his trigger, his views on the ethics of wine criticism and his passion for explosives....

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France, Burgundy 2016 – Torment But Triumph

It is six o’clock in the morning and God has been working the night shift. He sits in front of an enormous bank of screens monitoring the world....

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France: Bordeaux and Burgundy - Up From The Cellar 24

Up From The Cellar deserved an issue off in April. At the time, I was juggling both the Bordeaux primeur and South Africa reports that amounted to in excess of...

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