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Domaine Vacheron Sancerre Rouge Belle Dame 2010 (31/8/15)
Another exploration of the world of Pinot Noir in Sancerre. [free]

Château Cheval Blanc (30/8/15)
A profile update, including news of white vines.

The Pompadour by Galvin (29/8/15) [free]
The King of Zamunda dines out in Edinburgh.

Château Gazin, 2015 Update (28/8/15)
Five wines and an update from Christophe de Bailliencourt.

François Crochet, 2015 Update (27/8/15)
Including two new cuvées from Bué. Top quality too.

Château Lanessan (26/8/15)
A very fine, insider's wine from the Haut-Médoc.

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This Weeks Featured Article
Domaine Guiberteau

While many of the best-known domaines and vineyards of Saumur lie along the première côte, the limestone edifice that faces out onto the Loire at Dampierre-sur-Loire, Souzay-Champigny and Parnay, this strip of vineyard does not dominate the appellation in the way the première côte does elsewhere, say in Vouvray. Perhaps.......
Read on in my new profile of Domaine Guiberteau. I visit the domaine to meet Romain Guiberteau, to learn about the history of this domaine, and to taste a dozen wines. (1/9/15)

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