A tale of two French titans: Château Pichon Baron and Domaine De L’Arlot

Amanda Barnes examines AXA Millésimes’ two very different but complementary estates, Château Pichon Baron and Domaine De L’Arlot, which became the first two members of its now six-strong portfolio. When the insurance broker AXA made its first foray into the world of wine portfolios, it picked two estates to get the ball rolling in 1987 – Château Pichon Baron in Bordeaux and Domaine De L’Arlot in ...
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Château de Pommard: trailblazing a way into the brave new wine world

Chateau du Pommard
From the comfort of home, Amanda Barnes gets to taste the latest releases of the 300-year-old Burgundy winery and to learn about how despite being highly tech savvy, it is lo-fi in the vineyards and well on the road to becoming certified biodynamic.  We’ve all had the age-old argument about whether wine is more about art or science, but how much of it is tech? In today’s fast-moving world, the im...
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An extremely expensive endeavour

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Gallery: Côte Chalonnaise by Jon Wyand

Photographer Jon Wyand documents winemaking in the Côte Chalonnaise. You can also view Jon's gallery on Cordon online in the Circle Galleries. You can view more of Jon's photography in his Burgundy web page, or on his professional portfolio.   Please respectfully note that all of these photos, and all the Circle of Wine Writer galleries, are not to be republished without the phot...
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Q&A with Jean-Charles ‘JCB’ Boisset

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Gallery: Burgundy by Colin Hampden-White

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