The wine blog

News and views from the world of French wine.

9 Feb 2011: Oh dear – just, oh dear icon

It’s not like he even did anything wrong…


28 Jan 2011: 2009 Domaine Guerrin Pouilly Fuissé at half price

Domaine Guerrin Pouilly Fuissé 2009 reduced to £8.49

This classic white Burgundy can be drunk now or kept for up to five years. Normally it would be £16.99, but it’s currently on offer at £8.49 at As ever, though, you need to bear in mind the minimum order on the site is 12 bottles.


28 Jan 2011: Price reduction on 2010 Baron d’Emblème Merlot

Baron d'Emblème Merlot 2010, reduced to £5.49 at

From comes news of a price reduction on last year’s Baron d’Emblème Merlot, cut from £8.99 to £5.49 – bear in mind, though, that the site requires a minimum order of 12 bottles.


11 Jan 2011: France regains global wine production top spot

France is back on top as the world’s leading wine producer – and surging demand for Bordeaux wines in China and Hong Kong is likely to keep it there until at least 2014.


11 Jan 2011: French wines drive Christmas growth for Majestic

The snowy Christmas weather might have caused problems for many High Street retailers, but one that actually reported growth was Majestic Wines.


11 Jan 2011: France Show 2011 brings the vineyards’ best to London icon

There are still a few days left to make your plans for the 2011 France Show, an exhibition at London’s Earls Court featuring the finest in French food, shopping, travel, culture, property and – of course – wine.

  • A few to try…