While the most important thing about wine is undoubtedly the taste, any true oenophile will understand the visual allure of a beautiful label, mountain of corks or cavernous cellar.
A photojourney through wine: shots from the F+R Archives...
In our line of work we're treated to more of these sights than most, and it was with this in mind that we decided to compile 10 of our favourite pictures from 2015, as catalogued on our Instagram...
2013 Smith Haut Lafite Blanc
A photo posted by FINE+RARE (@fineandrarewines) on Jan 23, 2015 at 9:04am PST
2. FINE+RARE Brunello 2010 Tasting
62 Brunello's tasted. This is the lineup of our 23 picks and amongst them are a few standouts. Such a mix of styles made for a very unique, interesting but tough tasting! #brunello #2010Brunello #Brunello2010 #wine #finewine #winetasting #luxurygoods #foodandwine A photo posted by FINE+RARE (@fineandrarewines) on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:25am PST
3. Bollinger Rose 2005
...coming soon exclusively to FINE+RARE #bollinger #luxury #finewine #champagne
A photo posted by FINE+RARE (@fineandrarewines) on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:42am PST
4. FINE+RARE Barolo 2011 Tasting
Its Barolo 2011 day at FINE+RARE! 86 2011s to sample #barolo2011 #finewinetasting #corksout A photo posted by FINE+RARE (@fineandrarewines) on Mar 26, 2015 at 3:16am PDT
5. Musigny 1979 hidden in the Remoissenet cellars
a mountain of #musigny 1979 tucked away in the cavernous cellars at Remoissenet - the latest stop on our #burgundy tour. See our blog for the full report