Louis jadotPreviously open only to those who work in the wine trade, Maison Louis Jadot has now opened up its cellar doors in Beaune to private visitors, allowing wine lovers the opportunity to taste the wines currently available on the market and to buy bottles to take away.

Louis Jadot is offering consumers a tailor-made visiting experience to their cellar door boutique.   Visitors have the chance to rediscover the classic wines of Louis Jadot, and to unearth wines from lesser-known appellations and older vintages - or even buy bottles of grand cru wines from their limited stock or their ‘fins de loges' (a term used for the last few bottles from a particular vintage or appellation).
Louis Jadot President Pierre-Henry Gagey explains: “The wines available to taste and buy in our boutique represent an ever-changing selection from our diverse portfolio - there will be something to please every palate and every purse.  This is a special space where the whole world can share our passion for wine and we are delighted to be able to receive visits from wine enthusiasts from around the globe .”
At 3pm on Mondays to Fridays and 10am on Saturday’s, Louis Jadot offer a scheduled visit to their winemaking and maturation cellars, followed by a tasting. These visits are open to all customers by prior reservation.  The tasting and sale room is open to all visitors from 3pm to 7pm on weekdays, and 11am to 5.30pm on Saturdays.
FB: Maison Louis Jadot
T: @ljadot

Follow us on social media:

Secret Sommelier on TwitterSecret Sommelier on Instagramfacebook 001linkedin 001youtube 001

COPOUT Book by Nick Breeze

Climate change podcast

Last week a picture was posted on Twitter of vines in Shabo, a large estate that lies to the west of Odesa on southern Ukraine’s Black Sea coastline. The image seemed benign at face value but the reality, of course, is that the city of Odesa has been bracing itself for attack by Russian forces. 


As COVID-19 conspires with the grimmest of winds and rain to force a societal retreat behind our own front doors, the word ennui springs to mind. The muddle of displeasure is pierced when Natalia hands me a large bulbous glass of a liquid I do not recognise.



Britain’s lamentable exit

On the eve of Britain’s official departure from the EU, my partner and I decided to explore a small town on the Italian Riviera where thewintry cold doesn’t feel so much like cold war bite.

I had warned my significant other that I would be having an inverse departure party, a release of the sanity valve if you like!


Sitting inside the ancient castle walls inside the town of Soave, a short drive from Verona in northern Italy, the unique slightly almond aroma of the indigenous grape, Garganega, rises gently from my glass. The castle sprawls up the side of an extinct volcano that gives the region its variant soil structures that mark out the better quality of Soave wines.


Tanisha Townsend decided to move to Paris 4 years ago after regularly passing through the city en route to the world’s most famous vineyards. In fact, it was about 2 years ago at the Printemps de Champagne Bouzy Rouge tasting in Reims that I saw (who we shall now refer to as) GirlMeetsGlass chirpily speaking to her web followers on Snapchat.


The cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, the final resting place of Saint James, rises out of the landscape, infested with antiquity. The rambling steep streets give way to shafts of dramatic light, emblazoned chapels, and tightly packed tapas bars, dusty, as old novels pressed together in antiquarian bookshops.


We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of this site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

  I accept cookies from this site.
EU Cookie Directive plugin by www.channeldigital.co.uk