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Newsflash – Hedonism Wines Unveils Groundbreaking Online Auction Platform

LONDON, NOVEMBER 2023 – Hedonism Wines is thrilled to announce the launch of its online auction platform. Making its debut on the 13th of November, the inaugural auction will comprise 100 lots, featuring an array of fine wines and rare spirits. The first auction sets itself apart by offering a unique proposition - zero commission - charged…
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Matthew Jukes Burgundy 2021 En Primeur Report – Part 5 Berry Bros. & Rudd

Introduction - My thoughts about the 2021 Burgundy vintage are somewhat polarising, and they have convinced me there is little point in publishing tasting notes on every wine I taste.  There are a couple of reasons behind this unusual decision. Each year, my Burgundy EP Report is essentially a buyers’ guide that I publish daily after attending…
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Matthew Jukes Burgundy 2021 En Primeur Report – Part 4 Haynes Hanson & Clark

Introduction - My thoughts about the 2021 Burgundy vintage are somewhat polarising, and they have convinced me there is little point in publishing tasting notes on every wine I taste.  There are a couple of reasons behind this unusual decision. Each year, my Burgundy EP Report is essentially a buyers’ guide that I publish daily after attending…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Taste

Matthew Jukes Burgundy 2021 En Primeur Report – Part 3 Justerini & Brooks

Introduction - My thoughts about the 2021 Burgundy vintage are somewhat polarising, and they have convinced me there is little point in publishing tasting notes on every wine I taste.  There are a couple of reasons behind this unusual decision. Each year, my Burgundy EP Report is essentially a buyers’ guide that I publish daily after attending…
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Matthew Jukes Burgundy 2021 En Primeur Report – Part 2 Charles Taylor / Montrachet Fine Wine

Introduction - My thoughts about the 2021 Burgundy vintage are somewhat polarising, and they have convinced me there is little point in publishing tasting notes on every wine I taste.  There are a couple of reasons behind this unusual decision. Each year, my Burgundy EP Report is essentially a buyers’ guide that I publish daily after attending…
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Matthew Jukes Burgundy 2021 En Primeur Report – Part 1 Goedhuis & Co.

Introduction - My thoughts about the 2021 Burgundy vintage are somewhat polarising, and they have convinced me there is little point in publishing tasting notes on every wine I taste.  There are a couple of reasons behind this unusual decision. Each year, my Burgundy EP Report is essentially a buyers’ guide that I publish daily after attending…
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Matthew Jukes Bordeaux En Primeur Report 2021

MATTHEW JUKES BORDEAUX EN PRIMEUR VINTAGE REPORT 2021 PUBLISHED MAY 2022  A Triumphant Vintage To fully understand the 2021 vintage, you must digest the uniquely challenging weather conditions during the growing season. A series of interlinked climatic occurrences shaped this vintage such that it cannot be compared to any previous year. 2021…
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Justerini & Brooks – 2020 Burgundy En Primeur – my favourite wines

Justerini & Brooks 2020 Burgundy En Primeur www.justerinis.com The prices are all ‘in bond’ Here is a list of my favourite wines. Les Héritiers du Comtes Lafon white 2020 Viré-Clessé, Les Héritiers du Comtes Lafon 12 bottles £220 Classy, restrained, long and smooth, this is a big step up on the Mâcon-Milly, which I left out of…
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Haynes Hanson & Clark – 2020 Burgundy En Primeur – 3 Amazing Domaines

Haynes Hanson & Clark - 2020 Burgundy En Primeur and three amazing Domaines www.hhandc.co.uk The prices below are in bond per case. These Domaines are all on top form in 2020 - so please hurry to secure your stock. Domaine Daniel Dampt, Chablis White 2020 Chablis, 1er Cru Lys 12x75cl £180 IB Beautiful and fresh as a spring morning on…
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Goedhuis & Co. 2020 Burgundy En Primeur Reds – Members Only

GOEDHUIS & CO. BURGUNDY 2020 EN PRIMEUR TASTING www.goedhuis.com Monday 10th January 2022 All prices are per case in bond (B) indicates a bottled sample, and (C) refers to a cask/barrel sample Here is my preview of the Goedhuis 2020 Burgundy red wines which were tasted today by a select number of wine writers at the Goedhuis HQ.  Speed is…
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Goedhuis & Co. 2020 Burgundy En Primeur Whites – Members Only

GOEDHUIS & CO. BURGUNDY 2020 EN PRIMEUR TASTING www.goedhuis.com Monday 10th January 2022 All prices are per case in bond (B) indicates a bottled sample, and (C) refers to a cask/barrel sample Here is my preview of the Goedhuis 2020 Burgundy white wines which were tasted today by a select number of wine writers at the Goedhuis HQ.  My notes…
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2007 Bollinger R.D. preview & notes on a collection of historic Bollinger releases dating back to 1830

2007 Bollinger R.D. Preview Notes released for sale worldwide on 8th March 2021 The latest release of R.D. - Bollinger's iconic 'Recently Disgorged or Récemment Dégorgé' wine is something completely out of the ordinary.  My one-word description for this sensational wine is 'controlled'.  I say this because what I adore about every single…