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A vintage revisited

A vintage revisited

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 27th Nov 2020

This week’s photo journal is part Throwback Thursday, part Black Friday offer. We sold out of our popular 2014 red in the UK over a year ago, though we still had some stock in our Cala

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A rare line-up

A rare line-up

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 21st Nov 2020

Something to glance over this weekend and order, perhaps, in time for the next one? Oh, and a nice little claret… literally. We've sent out a weekly photo journal since the start of o

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Pomerol vineyards in autumn – in pictures

Pomerol vineyards in autumn – in pictures

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 12th Nov 2020

In last week’s photo journal, there were so many images of the châteaux and landscapes of Saint-Émilion there was no room for the neighbouring vineyards of Pomerol. Yesterday was a nat

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Autumnwatch and Bordeaux 2020 - October review

Autumnwatch and Bordeaux 2020 - October review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Oct 2020

It’s been a hectic month and although we’ve just gone back into lockdown in France today, this is no time to think about putting our feet up. We’ve got so much to do before the end of the year (no

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Famous Châteaux in autumn - in pics

Famous Châteaux in autumn - in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 28th Oct 2020

This week's photo journal comes from a Saturday afternoon in the Médoc and a trip down the famous Route des Châteaux. The weekend before, a good friend in the London wine trade had written to

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Autumn bunches in pics and a timely Selection

Autumn bunches in pics and a timely Selection

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 21st Oct 2020

For this week's photo journal, here are some bunches of grapes that you don't often see: Bordeaux varieties bearing fruit and a splash of autumn colour. Atypical and rather attractive. It's on

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Bordeaux 2020 weather and harvest report

Bordeaux 2020 weather and harvest report

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 14th Oct 2020

There's a change to the regular photo journal this week as the images take on a rather different look and feel. This is our Bordeaux 2020 weather and harvest report, an annual feature that's been p

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2020 Bordeaux red harvest in pics

2020 Bordeaux red harvest in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 7th Oct 2020

For the last four weekly missives, every Wednesday throughout September, I’ve posted a photo journal of our harvest at Bauduc (bauduc.com/news) for crémant, dry white, rosé and red. It’s hig

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End of the harvest - September review

End of the harvest - September review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Sep 2020

This afternoon we brought in the last of the Cabernet Sauvignon (with Pavie above, just now) under a clear autumn sky. The same is true for many across Bordeaux as pickers and harvest machin

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