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Vineyard 2016 vintage Burgundy review

Burgundy 2016 Vintage Review

Harsh weather in the winter and warm late summer sun brings small yields but beautiful fruit. Our fine wine team gives a picture of the 2016 vintage in Burgundy.

Riesling king of grapes

Riesling - The King of Grapes

I'm going to stick my neck out here and say Riesling is the best white grape out there. I’m sure some will find this controversial, but hear me out.

Translation

Wine Tasting Terms Explained

Lost in translation? Common wine tasting terms explained: Ever read a wine tasting note and thought, “what on earth does that mean?” The descriptive terms used in tasting notes can sometimes seem downright odd. After all, there are no…

Hill Of Corton

What is Terroir?

In this three part series - The Grape Story - we’ll be weighing in on subjects which are the topic of some of the fiercest debates in grape growing and winemaking. Read Part 1 - What is a Grape Variety?…

Grape Varieties

What is a grape variety?

In this three part series - The Grape Story - we’ll be weighing in on subjects which are the topic of some of the fiercest debates in grape growing and winemaking.

Carmes Haut Brion

2016 Bordeaux En Primeur

This blog was written by ex-Roberson employee Paul Williamson... Now that my liver and stomach have finally recovered from the intense Bordeaux boot camp that is En Primeur week it is time to put my thoughts and observations into words.…

Bacchus: England's Grape

Bacchus: England's Grape

Bacchus: England's grape is all about pleasure. But it's not the debauchery of the ancient gods, it is nerve tingling freshness that will excite your taste buds.

Sassicaia fine wine

Sassicaia

Elegant and beautifully complex, Sassicaia the original and arguably the best Super-Tuscan never fails to deliver. 

Dosnon

Your Top Ten Champagne Questions Answered

Just in time for Christmas, Max answers ten common questions about the most celebratory wine of all...

William Kelley Wine expert

Behind the scores: Decanter Magazine

If Decanter magazine gives a wine a high score, the wine soars. Find out how wine expert, William Kelley, makes the point. 

Austria

Austrian Labels - What do they mean?

This blog post was written by ex-Roberson employee Max MargaritoffThe sun is out, temperatures are rising and you are packing up your things to hit the park for a sunbathing session or a get-together with your friends to fire up…

The Michelin Star Wine List

The Michelin Star Wine List

It may be beyond most of us to prepare a passable 'Ravioli of lobster, langoustine and salmon poached in a light bisque with oxalis and wood sorrel', but there's one part of the Michelin Star dining experience that we can…

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