2016 Bordeaux – Southwold (on Thames)

So: what makes a great vintage?  A trickier question than you might think.  Which is why it was all so much easier when Big Bob was around.  Because – let’s be honest here: even if it’s not actually the right answer, an answer that we can all agree on is generally one that we can […]

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Atom Heart Mother

Late last November I joined the very nice chaps at Farr Vintners to taste the wines of Jean-Marie Guffens. Jean-Marie has two labels: Domaine Guffens-Heynen and Maison Verget, and, whilst I’ve never really known the wines well, I’ve been impressed enough

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