September 29, 2021

La Place 2021 in review

The autumn release programme from La Place de Bordeaux continues to expand with each passing year, but what were the new additions…

September 24, 2021

Wines before iPods: 2000 vs 2001

The 2000 vintage stands apart as one of the “great” modern vintages of Bordeaux, but after 21 years how does it…

September 22, 2021

The broadening trade in Italian wine 

The market for Italian wine is broadening beyond Tuscany and Piedmont with the number of other Italian wines trading rising 2,566% in the past…