Tag Archives: Cru Bourgeois

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Olivier Dauga – The Maker of Wine

Olivier Dauga is memorable. He owns a natty line in loud shirts. Also in jackets, shoes and glasses. He’s striking though doesn’t immediately strike you as a rugby player, as he once was, or a wine-maker as he is now. He calls himself Le Faiseur de Vin, an arresting moniker, fully fitting with his fashion […]

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Nickolls & Perks

We regularly recommend Nickolls & Perks as great merchants when we host tastings and it’s about time we did so again to BYWine readers.   Here’s why: The range is large and eclectic. The prices are keen, and even sharper when they have offers on. They deliver and they are reliable. They are a well-established, trust-worthy family firm. […]

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Cru Bourgeois 2012

The 2012 Crus Bourgeois were released last month and Richard and Laura spent a gruelling morning in her case, afternoon in his, tasting through those available in London at the annual tasting – a rather palate-bashing, teeth-shattering 188 of them. Following a little reminder as to exactly what Cru Bourgeois is and how the 2012s […]