Wine reports

2012 Champagne Report

Published - 83 pages

The latest edition of JJ Buckley's Champagne Report contains new articles on the region's indigenous grape varieties and the trend towards drier Champagnes, as well as new winery profiles and updated tasting notes. Published December 2012.

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The Burgundy Report: 2009 & 2010 Vintages

Published - 99 pages

JJ Buckley's inaugural Burgundy report is out! We sent Wine Educator Chuck Hayward and Burgundy Buyer Christopher Massie to conduct a deep dive of the region, including visits and tastings with winemakers and negociants, as well as sampling the local dining scene. The result: an expansive overview of Burgundy past and present, an analysis of recent vintages, and our predictions for the future. Download our first comprehensive report on the region for detailed winery profiles and tasting notes, the latest dining recommendations, and more. Now available online.

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2011 Bordeaux Futures Special Report

Published - 119 pages

JJ Buckley did it again this year for En Primeurs in Bordeaux. We sent 14 of our wine specialists and wine buyers to see firsthand what this vintage is all about. The week was whirlwind which resulted in hundreds of tasting notes, in-depth interviews with owners and wine makers of the most prestigious Chateaus, and a deep understanding of the vintage. Download our comprehensive report for a first look into what to expect from the wines of 2011.

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2009 Bordeaux Report - Update

Published - 26 pages

JJ Buckley's first published wine report focused on the 2009 Bordeaux vintage tasted from barrel in April of 2010. Now in bottle, this update showcases tasting notes of some of the finished '09s presented at the Union des Grands Crus tasting in Los Angeles in January of 2012. Also included are observations on the current market as well as vintage commentary.

2011 Champagne Report

Published - 70 pages

JJ Buckley's Champagne Report is out in time for bubbly season... and beyond! The 2011 edition expands on last year's report with new articles, more wine reviews, overviews of additional domaines and the occasional point of opposition.

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