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Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy is the perfect website for the Burgundy lover!

Our site is dedicated to everything about the wines of Burgundy. It complements Jasper’s book, Inside Burgundy, which is a mine of information about the region, the vineyards and the producers.

The website offers up to the minute insights into what is happening in Burgundy today, and extensive reviews of wines past and present. The aim is to provide information and to give guidance on which wines are worth buying. For this we have designed our double-headed scoring system: Absolute Scoring on the 100 Point Scale and Comparative Grading out of 5 stars – see the introduction to JMIB Tasting Notes for full details.

Jasper Morris MW

I have been working with wine since 1979. It didn’t take long for my enthusiasm for Burgundy to come to the fore as our company, Morris & Verdin Ltd, became known as the UK’s leading Burgundy importer during the 1990s. We sold the company to Berry Bros & Rudd in 2003, where I remained happily as Burgundy buyer and Director until retirement in 2017.

Along the way I became a Master of Wine in 1985 and published Inside Burgundy, winner of the André Simon prize, in 2010. The book is currently out of print. A new fully revised and updated edition will be published in September 2021.

Having retired from commerce I have embarked on a new career as Burgundy expert and critic, culminating in the launch of Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy in September 2018.

Latest News from Burgundy

  • 2020 Harvest at the Hospices de Beaune
    2020 Harvest at the Hospices de Beaune
    Picking began on Tuesday 18th August and finished on Friday 28th, the first year in which everything was picked before the end of August! Though there was a minor risk...
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  • 2020 Harvest Notes
    2020 Harvest Notes
    The grapes are almost in now, with just a few diehard late harvesters and occasional plots from backward vineyards still to be picked. It is quite a bit cooler now...
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  • 2020 Harvest Update
    2020 Harvest Update
    The predicted rain did indeed fall during the night of Friday 21st/Saturday 22nd August, typically about 20mm in the Côte de Beaune – enough to refresh a little bit of...
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  • Early Harvest Report 2020
    Early Harvest Report 2020
    The harvest is well underway in the Côte de Beaune and producers are reporting fairly similar experiences. The crop which set at the outset was potentially really quite large, though...
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Inside Burgundy The book and e-books

Inside Burgundy – The book

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There is no doubt that this is an essential book for anyone remotely interested in the region and its wines.

Neal Martin, robertparker.com

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