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The Blog

Conversations with winemakers, recipes and fine wine & spirits advice from our experts.

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Bordeaux Index in The Times: Rarest whiskies tot up as a world-class investment

"Demand for rare whisky has surged over the past decade with interest in old bottlings and single casks reaching fever pitch." We shared some of our key observations on the category with The Times.

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The Don of Champagnes: Dom Pérignon in focus

One of the best known and most lusted after Champagnes on the planet, we delve into Dom Pérignon in this month's Market Insights

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Blue Chip Burgundy's unstoppable rise

Demand for blue chip Burgundy is at an all-time high, while new release quantities continue to dwindle off the back of a series of small harvests. Here Bordeaux Index examines the underlying market dynamics and outlook for the segment.

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A Day in The Life of Denis Bunner, Deputy Chef de Cave at Bollinger

Imagine being able to taste Bollinger Champagne 4 times every single day, most people's dream! For Denis Bunner, Deputy Chef de Cave at Bollinger, that dream is a working day reality. But it isn't all Champagne sipping heaven, the working day is long, intense and jam packed with tastings, meetings and projects. Discover exactly what a typical day looks like for the Deputy Chef de Cave at Bollinger.

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Understanding the Whisky Regions of Scotland

As the birthplace of Whisky, it's no surprise that Scotland is home to some of the finest and rarest distilleries on earth. There are over 120 active distilleries in Scotland spanning across 5 major whisky-making regions, let us give you a tour...

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Desert Island Wines with David Thomas, our Global Sales Director

We sat down with our Global Sales Director, David Thomas and cast him off to a desert island with only five wines of his choice. Discover which five he chose to take with him and why.

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Bordeaux En Primeur 2021

If you've been hovering around the wine game for a while, or if you're relatively new to it, you may well have heard the term 'En Primeur'. Our experts have produced a very helpful guide to help answer all of your questions about En Primeur and unravel the detail behind the annual campaign.

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The Diary of a Winemaker - Picking, Sorting and Fermentation

Our resident winemaker and Sales Director, David Thomas helped out with the busy harvest at one of the smallest wine estates in Bordeaux, Château Le Pin. Join us as we delve into the detail if the intricate wine-making process at Château Le Pin.

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