Monthly Archives: April 2016

The small single estate champagne of François Secondé is in the pretty village of Sillery, some 10 kilometres south-east of Reims on the River Vesle and by the main autoroute. The quiet bijou centre and boat marina are pleasingly separated … Continue reading

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Paul Pontallier, who died aged 59 from cancer this week, was a towering figure in wine. Partly because he was Director (‘regisseur’) of Chateau Margaux, but beyond that, because he embodied a healthy and rational counterpoint to the view that … Continue reading

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