Category Archives: Burgundy

Primum Familiae Vini – Part 1

“A good bottle of wine is an empty one” – Christophe Brunet Primum Familiae Vini (PFV) – Latin for “The First Families in Wine” – is an exclusive association of the greatest family-owned wineries in the world. Membership is restricted … Continue reading

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Hilary Term “Grand Cru”

Recently we were treated to another fabulous “Grand Cru” tasting presented by Neel Burton. An Oxford Grand Cru tasting generally consists of wines from some of the finest producers out there, and if we’re lucky, these wines can have a … Continue reading

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Complexity and age

As with people, wines generally become more complex and interesting with age. Red wines will typically age better and for longer than whites, although there are some wonderful examples of whites that age well, in particular white Bordeaux and the … Continue reading

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