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Château Lagrange 1996 (23/1/17)
A lament for the 1980s.

Vieux Château Certan (22/1/17)
An update to my profile, with new detail and new images.

Loire Tasting Snippets, 2017 (21/1/17)
Chinon, Bourgueil, Vouvray & more.

Domaine Perrault-Jadaud, 2017 Update (20/1/17)
News and new notes; a rapidly evolving domaine in Vouvray.

Château Magdelaine (19/1/17)
Wound up in 2011, but there are still plenty of bottles on the market.

Domaine du Clos de l'Èlu, 2017 Update (18/1/17)
I taste recent releases from Thomas Carsin.

This Week's Featured Article
Verdier-Logel

Verdier-Logel is located on the outskirts of Marcilly le Châtel, a few kilometres west of Feurs, where the tree-covered slopes of the Monts du Forez transition into a broad agricultural plain. Proprietors Jacky Logel and Odile Verdier are based in some simple agricultural buildings on the side of La Côte, close to the D8, which skirts.......
Read on in my profile of Verdier-Logel, a leading name in the Côtes du Forez, where Loire Valley vignerons grow Gamay, Pinot Gris and Viognier. (17/1/17)

Recent Blog Posts

All posts on the Winedr Blog are free to read.

Bordeaux 2016: Jean-Michel Comme (18/01/17)
It is only January, which to the UK wine trade means Burgund...
January Break (10/01/17)
January isn’t usually a month when I take a break from...
Pouring Cold Water on the Biodynamic Calendar (04/01/17)
Biodynamics was dreamt up by Rudolf Steiner. If you read his...
New Year, New Monthly Subscription (02/01/17)
Although I am not a great believer in New Year’s Resol...
Looking Back, Looking Forward: From 2016 to 2017 (31/12/16)
As 2016 draws to a close I can’t resist some brief ref...
Site Update Archive

January

Domaine de la Garrelière Gamay Sans Tra-La-La 2015 (16/1/17)
The 1996 Vintage (6/1/17) Champagne, Loire Valley & more.
Château Haut Lagrange (5/1/17) The wines of Francis Boutemy.
Domaine de Veilloux (4/1/17) I check in on some 2014s.
Lamé Delisle Boucard (3/1/17) A profile and tasting report.
Domaine de la Fontainerie Vouvray Brut 2009 (2/1/17) [free]

December

Thierry Puzelat (31/12/16) Mostly 2014 and 2015.
Clos Puy Arnaud (29/12/16) New releases and new cuvées.
The 2001 Vintage (28/12/16) A selection at 15 years of age.
Loire Valley 2006 at Ten Years (27/12/16) A tasting.
Loire Valley 2006 (27/12/16) A vintage review.
Domaine de Bablut Coteaux de l'Aubance 1972 (26/12/16) [free]
Château Jean Faure (23/12/16) St Emilion rich in Cabernet Franc.
Pomerol 2012 (22/12/16) Final notes and concluding thoughts.
St Emilion 2012 (22/12/16) Some fine quality here.
Bernard Baudry (21/12/16) A massive overhaul for my profile.
2012 Pessac-Léognan (20/12/16) Haut-Brion, La Mission & more.
2012 Margaux (20/12/16) Margaux, the Rauzans and more.

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Recent Loire

The four most popular recent Loire updates.

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I taste vintages young and old. (1/11/16)

Alphonse Mellot
A tasting with A.M. Senior. (11/10/16)

Henri Bourgeois
Old vintages back to 1990 with Arnaud Bourgeois. (27/9/16)

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A tasting report, with 79 notes. (18/10/16)

Château Lagrange Vertical
A tour, dinner & tasting. (6/9/16)

The 2016 Latour Releases
I check out 2010, 2009 & 2000. (31/8/16)