France, Bordeaux: Sauvé des Eaux – Bordeaux’s 2021 Vintage

While Bordeaux’s 2021 isn’t a great vintage, it has produced several genuinely great wines, as well as many good to excellent wines....

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France, Bordeaux: 2020 Futures – Finding Value

With this latest collection of notes, I’ve focused mainly on the 2020 wines that can be found for about 15-50 euros per bottle, ex-cellars....

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France, Bordeaux: 2020 Primeurs - Châteaux La Conseillante & Figeac

Anyone who has been attuned to recent changes on Bordeaux’s Right Bank will have spotted that La Conseillante and Figeac are two estates on the rise....

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France, Bordeaux: Primeurs/Futures Report: The 2020 Vintage — Mister In-Between

If ever I lacked the faith that you can tell all you really need to know about a wine’s growing season just by tasting it, along came 2020....

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France, Bordeaux: 2018 in Bottle Part 2 — Finding Value

There are some great value wines that were made in 2018. The bargains are more prevalent on the Right Bank, particularly among top Saint-Émilion wines....

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France, Bordeaux: 2018 Bordeaux in Bottle — Extreme Wines

What is glaringly apparent when tasting the bottled 2018 wines is that the pinnacles of greatness all boiled down to location, location, location....

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My 2020 Wine Discoveries: Lisa Perrotti-Brown

I think discoveries—of anything—should be as much about the sharing of journeys behind those discoveries as they are about unveiling that recently unearthed treasure....

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Best of 2019 Bordeaux En Primeurs: Top 25 Good-Value Buys (All Under $35)

There’s a lot of value to be had in the 2019 Bordeaux futures. Here are our top 25 picks for high-quality, good-value wine buys....

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Best of Bordeaux 2019 En Primeurs: The 20 Top-Scoring Wines

Your definitive list of the 20 wines that received the highest scores of all 2019 Bordeaux En Primeur wine reviews and ratings thus far....

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France, Bordeaux: 2019 En Primeur Report – The Miracle Vintage

Here’s my conspiracy theory. As I’m interviewing winemakers and château owners each year during the Primeurs period, I start to hear the same words and stories, over and over again....

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