GD Burgundy allocation 2019: Insights into the 2016 Vintage

The 2016 Burgundy vintage will probably be remembered for its dreadful April 2016 frost which desimated so many vineyards; affecting the volume of wine produced for quite a few producers, especially in Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny and Nuit-Saint-Georges. Luckily this hasn’t affected the quality of both red and white Burgundy – both real keepers, writes Simon Crawley, Great Domaines’ account manager.

Curate your own wine cellar

Dreaming of building your unique wine cellar but don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips to get you started Game plan Before you rush to the bottle store, do some online purchases or call your favourite importer. Take a step back and think about your game plan. Buying wine and collecting wine is a totally different concept to buying to drink,

Great Domaines add the super Tuscan Antinori name to its prestigious portfolio.

While Great Domaines already has a prestigious portfolio, when the iconic Antinori family of Tuscany approached us to assist them to improve their footprint in South Africa it was an opportunity we couldn’t refuse. As most serious wine lovers will know, Marchesi Antinori is one of the most famous names in Italian wine with an history going back to 1385, encompassing twenty-six generations of wine makers. Piero Antinori has done some ground-breaking work in the last 25 years, ushering the “Super Tuscan” revolution. Their flagship...

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