Can I offer you a protective layer of something mouth-pleasingly delightful to take your mind of this, the tail end of winter?
These wines from Rioja combine the core components of quality: complexity of flavour, value for money and colossal scope for pleasure.
We dropped in on Covent Garden's no.1 French Brasserie & Restaurant, Le Garrick, to enjoy a few glasses of this fruity vintage.
If you're in the area and want to taste a little bit of France, make your way to Garrick Street and look out for the French flag!
A quick taste of Secret Sommelier's interview with Nick Faldo - REGISTER via social media to stay up to date with our latest videos.
Faldo's selection includes Chablis, Loire sauvignon, Rioja Alavesa, Valpolicella Ripasso, Chateauneuf du Pape & a Barolo..
Winemaker from famed Chateau Des Jacques, in Moulin á Vent, explains how he differentiates wine made from gamay grapes from pinot noir.
Guillaume also gives us 3 characteristics of gamay that we can all meditate over whilst enjoying our next glass.
Jean-Luc Colombo: "In the 70’s if you said to a journalist, 'Hey Joe, we go taste some English wine?' 'Are you crazy Jean-Luc? English wine? There is no English wine!'”
Meet one of France's most prolific & outspoken winemakers, starting this series talking about the biggest issues the wine world.
Meet Liam O’Dwyer, a young winemaker from Barossa Valley in Australia, traveling through Burgundy soaking up wine and adventure along the way.
We caught up with Liam at Domaine Dublére, located in Savigny La Beaune on the famous Cote D’Or. Here he tells us about his “project” wine: The Chester!
“2015’s been a fantastic year, very hot… You can’t get much better than that in terms of a pinot noir berry!”
"The quality is very high...compared to last year, there is less quantity but the quality is higher!"
Blair Pethel, Domaine Dublére