1. The 2012 Rhône Vintage Report Part 2: Condrieu & Côte Rôtie
    Posted On: November 20th, 2013

    The 2012 Rhône Vintage Report Part 2: Condrieu & Côte Rôtie

    "While most of France's major wine regions struggled in 2012, the Rhône stands apart. Vintners are positive after a growing season and harvest marked by dry, sunny weather and well-timed rains." James Molesworth - The Wine Spectator Having read extensive reports about the success of the 2012 vintage in the Rhône Valley over recent months […]
  2. Rhône Recce – Day 3
    Posted On: October 24th, 2013

    Rhône Recce – Day 3

    Wednesday 23rd October Posted by Jason Yapp & Andrew Stanning     Having schlepped south to Châteauneuf-du-Pape we had a reviving beer and a review of our tasting notes and photographs at the Mule de Pape bar then we repaired to La Mère Germaine restaurant, an old favourite of culinary doyenne Elizabeth David, for a […]
  3. Rhône Recce - Day 2
    Posted On: October 23rd, 2013

    Rhône Recce - Day 2

    Tuesday 22nd October 2013     After a splendid supper at Le Mangevins, one of the best but smallest restaurants in the Rhône valley with a minimalist Franco-Japenese menu and an extensive and modestly priced carte des vins (so worth booking well in advance) we turned in early with the prospect of a busy day […]

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