Recent Site Updates

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Les Terres d'Ocre Saint-Pourçain Instan T Blanc 2013 (27/3/17)
Further explorations in this fascinating appellation. [free]

Loire Wine Guide: Nantais Climate (26/3/17)
Muscadet and the Météo.

A Month of Muscadet: Jo Landron, 2017 Update (25/3/17)
Recent vintages - 2016, 2015 & 2014 - tasted.

Château Destieux (24/3/17)
Cool and dark wines from the limestone plateau.

Frédéric Mabileau (23/3/17)
My profile of this leading domaine overhauled and expanded.

Pessac-Léognan 2014 (22/3/17)
Cracking on with Haut-Brion, La Mission, Les Carmes and more.

This Week's Featured Article
Famille Lieubeau, 2017 Update

Over the past few years I have enjoyed looking beyond the 'obvious' ports of call in Muscadet to seek out less familiar domaines, up-and-coming names and young vignerons making a difference. Without a doubt one of the most striking discoveries has been the Lieubeau family, who are based in Château-Thébaud...
A Month of Muscadet: I taste the latest releases and new cuvées from the Lieubeau family, including Voyage Extraordinaire, with a healthy dose of wine science from Vincent Lieubeau along the way, in my Famille Lieubeau 2017 Update. (21/3/17)

Recent Blog Posts

All posts on the Winedr Blog are free to read.

Bordeaux Value from Blaye (24/03/17)
More Bordeaux values today, this time from Blaye. One of Bor...
Bordeaux Value from Listrac (22/03/17)
I’m always on the look-out for good value in Bordeaux,...
A Taste of 2016 Bordeaux (20/03/17)
The impending arrival of the Bordeaux primeurs in a few week...
Chateau Latour: 2017 Releases (06/03/17)
News has been released today of the latest late-release wine...
Winedoctor 2017: Coming Soon . . . . (22/02/17)
I don’t normally write about forthcoming articles on W...
Site Update Archive


Pierre Morin Sancerre Rouge Bellechaume 2012 (20/3/17) [free]
Château Pape-Clément (19/3/17) My profile updated.
A Month of Muscadet: Domaine de la Pépière Update (18/3/17)
Castillon & Co. 2014 (16/3/17) Value on the right bank.
Château Mazeyres (16/3/17) My profile brought up to date.
St Emilion 2014 (15/3/17) Another comparison with 2012.
A Month of Muscadet: Les Bêtes Curieuses (14/3/17)
Château Thieuley Cuvée Francis Courselle 2014 (13/3/17) [free]
Loire Wine Guide: Nantais Geology (12/3/17) Gneiss to see you....
A Month of Muscadet: Domaine du Haut Bourg Update (11/3/17)
Pomerol 2014 (10/3/17) A comparison with 2012.
Château La Clotte-Cazalis (9/3/17) A new Barsac profile.
Haut-Médoc & Médoc 2014 (8/3/17) Finishing up on the left bank.
A Month of Muscadet: Domaine la Haute Févrie (7/3/17)
Domaine des Bérioles Saint-Pourçain Trésaille 2015 (6/3/17) [free]
Domaine Perrault-Jadaud (5/3/17) My profile updated.
A Month of Muscadet: Domaine des Herbauges Update (4/3/17)
Margaux 2014 (3/3/17) A varied performance.
Château Gloria (2/3/17) A profile update.
St Julien 2014 (1/3/17) Wines more typical of the vintage.


A Month of Muscadet: Luneau-Papin (28/2/17) Latest releases.
Réthoré Davy Le Chapitre Pinot Noir 2015 (27/2/17) [free]
Loire Wine Guide: Nantais (26/2/17) I reboot my Loire wine guide.
Château Soutard (25/2/17) The grandest château?
Pauillac 2014 (24/2/17) Moving south in this vintage.
Philippe Alliet (23/2/17) A major profile overhaul.
St Estèphe 2014 (22/2/17) Bucking the trend in 2014.
Bordeaux 2014 (21/2/17) I kick off a vintage review.

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Recent Loire

The three most popular recent Loire updates.

Loire Valley 2006
A tasting at ten years. (27/12/16)

Domaine Jaulin-Plaisantin
Exciting new domaine on the limestone côte. (15/11/16)

La Tour Saint-Martin
I taste vintages young and old. (1/11/16)

Recent Bordeaux

The three most popular recent Bordeaux updates.

Le Petit Cheval Blanc
A new white wine from Cheval Blanc. (10/2/17)

Château Cos d'Estournel
Into the vines at Cos, and a look at 2016. (24/1/17)

Bordeaux 2012
A review at four years of age. (13/12/16)