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The Bernard Magrez portfolio on show in London, at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
There’s more to life, and wine vintages, than perfection. The River Café’s Emily O’Hare attends the 2011 Bordeaux en primeur tastings, in a year that follows two highly acclaimed vintages
The River Café's Emily O'Hare on Bordeaux en primeur 2011
Château Pape-Clément dinner at The Ritz London
Mission Estate outpoints Lafite, Latour and Margaux
Sommelier school launched in France
A depressing paucity of white entries, but the best red showing since the birth of the SWAs, with high-quality, individual wines right across the price points
Top Bordeaux wines are in danger of falling off restaurant wine lists because of high prices according to Texture owner Xavier Rousset.
For sommeliers and the wine-buying public alike nowhere polarises opinion like Bordeaux. Joe Fattorini dons his tweed jacket to find out which of the region’s wines restaurants should be spreading on their toast
Fewer entries than last year, but some very, very good wines with real character kept our sommeliers more than happy
A round-table discussion between top UK sommeliers and owners of cru classé Bordeaux about how their region is perceived threw up plenty for the French to think about. Chris Losh takes a look at an evening that put the chat into château
Everyone knows it for its fancy first growths, but can Bordeaux deliver where it matters most to restaurants? A team of West Country sommeliers joined Imbibe’s Chris Losh to put a flight of sub-£20 clarets to the test
Matching wines with the complex and often spicy flavours of Szechuan cuisine is a real challenge. Margaret Rand meets two brothers who have devised a system that means you need never again be stuck between a wok and a hard place...
Wine rules they are a-changin’ across Europe. But while the EU has got it right, France has missed the boat. Hamish Anderson guides us through a beaurocratic minefield