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May review and photo journal

May review and photo journal

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 31st May 2024

May is always a crazy month and this year’s no different. The weather has been less than clement of late, with rather a lot of rain, and we need the sun now before the all-important floweri

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April review - Tom Gilbey, marathon wine guy

April review - Tom Gilbey, marathon wine guy

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Apr 2024

For this month’s missive we’re turning our attention to our great friend Tom Gilbey and his fantastic achievement of running the London Marathon while blind tasting and guessing 25 different wines

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Bordeaux 2023 weather and crop report

Bordeaux 2023 weather and crop report

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 12th Apr 2024

This won't be for everyone but our infamous Bordeaux weather and crop report for 2023 was published this morning on Jancis Robinson's fine wine website and by Liv-ex, the fine wine marketplace.Here

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Going green – March photo journal

Going green – March photo journal

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 29th Mar 2024

Good Friday is one of those strange days when it’s a day off in the UK but not a holiday in France – like Boxing Day in fact. A sensible compromise might be for us to take half a day off.Angela is

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January photo journal

January photo journal

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 31st Jan 2024

We hope you’ve had a peaceful and healthy start to the year and all good wishes for 2024.Our 2023 whites and rosés have just been blended in the winery and they’ll be bottled at the end of February

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November review and photo journal

November review and photo journal

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Nov 2023

Not that we habitually write our end-of-month newsletter at the last minute – good Lord, no – but we’ve been blending the 2023 whites and rosés this morning. And really good they are too (even if

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Bauduc Farmhouse for 2024

Bauduc Farmhouse for 2024

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 31st Oct 2023

This month’s missive is devoted to our Bauduc farmhouse, as we do our best to make our guests feel welcome and the ‘price and availability’ page for 2024 is now live on our website. This terrific h

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Harvest - a photo journal, Sept 2023

Harvest - a photo journal, Sept 2023

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Sep 2023

Yesterday we finished the Merlot for our red, with the last of the Cabernet Sauvignon to follow soon. We started picking the whites for our Crémant and our Sauvignon Blanc way back on 28th August s

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The white harvest begins – a photo journal

The white harvest begins – a photo journal

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 31st Aug 2023

Not so much a monthly review, given there’s been a lot of activity in the last week. It is, in fact, the start of our 25th harvest at Bauduc. We’re not celebrating 25 years just yet – our firs

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