Sample Database

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Subscribers have access to the ~90,000 wine database for the period covering the receipt of four quarterly issues per year, with vintages dating from present day to 1845. Every review from every Burghound issue is included as well as thousands of additional reviews by Allen from his own personal notes.  It is fully searchable by producer, color, vintage, score, appellation, issue number or by “Top Value”, “Don’t Miss” or “Sweet Spot” ratings.  There is also a handy comparison basket.  Each year subscribers conduct millions of searches, regularly utilizing this valuable tool to help with buy/sell decisions, or when to drink and what!

You may also search by region:

In this example, let’s use BONNES MARES as our sole search criteria – you will see we get 804 reviews:


You may of course narrow the search by score, producer, vintage, drink now or other criteria.

Once you select a wine, you simply click view.  Now you will see Allen’s full producer note and tasting note – as well as the date tasted, score, issue, and drinking window – in this case, it’s a candidate for long term storage:

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Once you are a subscriber and learn the many search features available on the database, you will see how easy it is to enter wines in your comparison basket. In this case I want to see Allen’s notes on the 2006 Bonnes Mares and Echézeaux by specific producers:

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At this stage you can click on view and will have all reviews together for comparison (partial screen shot below):

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Or you can print out shelf-talkers in a choice of two sizes (4-up – not pictured; or 3 across as pictured partially below):

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For more information on the functionality and usage of the database, please view this video.  We apologize that it is a bit fuzzy, but watch on full screen mode for the best resolution:

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