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Verite & Cardinale: Inspiration, Joy & Desire
Verite & Cardinale: Inspiration, Joy & Desire
Recently, FINE+RARE was treated to a tasting of Jackson Family Wines' show-stopping Vérité and Cardinale wines. Read all about it here... With all the 2013 Vérité wines scoring 99 points or more, the latest release are true to their names, offering in equal parts inspiration, joy and desire. Their sister winery from Oakville, Cardinale Estate, didn't disappoint either... Jackson Family Wines ...
ON March 1, 2017
Tarlant Champagne - Champagnes with a unique heritage
Tarlant Champagne - Champagnes with a unique heritage
A CONVERSATION WITH BENOIT TARLANT, WINEMAKER AT TARLANT CHAMPAGNE Last week, I met up with Benoit Tarlant, the vigneron behind the Curvee Louis and La Vigne d'Antan Champagnes - two of the most unique expressions of the region. Benoit's aim in his top cuvees  is to re-engage with the historical cultural heritage of winemaking in the region. He wants his ...
ON November 2, 2018
Introducing 1998 Dom Perignon Plenitude
Introducing 1998 Dom Perignon Plenitude
Not everyone understands Dom Perignon. I drank my first bottle of DP in a jacuzzi overlooking the Caribbean sometime in the late nineties, and this about sums it up for many: bling consumption. But look closer at this wine and it’s so much more than about spraying it around nightclubs or off the back of boats. Get to know DP ...
ON June 5, 2014
Dom Perignon: Spotlight on a Champagne Superstar
Dom Perignon: Spotlight on a Champagne Superstar
** ** Following the highly successful release of the 2006 in September, we profile the history of luxury cuvee Dom Perignon. Dom Perignon – A Byword for Luxury One of the most famous names, not just in Champagne, but in all fine wine, Dom Perignon is a true icon, a symbol of luxury and a benchmark against which all others are measured. It’s a ...
ON October 6, 2015
The September Series: the 2021 edition unpacked
The September Series: the 2021 edition unpacked
September sees the latest vintages from some of the world’s top estates released via La Place de Bordeaux. Ahead of the 2021 releases, we run through the vintages and properties that you’ll want on your radar South America’s finest Argentina and Chile have rapidly become hotspots for fine wine. Offering high-altitude sites with glorious sunshine, and varied soils, it’s no ...
BY FINE+RARE,
ON August 25, 2021
F+R Sommelier Series: Q+A with Louise Gordon of Heckfield Place
F+R Sommelier Series: Q+A with Louise Gordon of Heckfield Place
This month we were lucky enough to catch up with the enigmatic and incredibly busy Louise Gordon as she prepares for the highly-anticipated launch of Hampshire's Heckfield Place... Q. What set you on the path to becoming a sommelier A. It was a total accident. When I was 19 I went to work for a company with a wine warehouse ...
ON September 6, 2018
1998 Dom Perignon P2: Spectacular Late Release Champagne
1998 Dom Perignon P2: Spectacular Late Release Champagne
A new parcel of 1998 Dom Perignon P2 is on offer. Reacquaint yourself with a "wine with real guts and nerve." The great benefit of late release Champagne is that it's beautiful to drink on delivery. The 1998 Dom Perignon P2 is perhaps the perfect example, and with scores of up to 98 points, is clearly showing very impressively indeed... ...
ON February 16, 2016
Energy and Intensity: Dom Perignon 2002 Plenitude 2 Revealed
Energy and Intensity: Dom Perignon 2002 Plenitude 2 Revealed
It’s a good thing Dom Perignon’s Vincent Chaperon is an energetic, fit and talkative person. He needed it for a day of back-to-back tastings with trade and press to launch the latest incarnation of the house’s sensational 2002 vintage: Dom Perignon P2 2002. The theme of the launch was "energy and intensity". There was plenty of it in the room ...
ON May 16, 2019
Napa Valley Heritage: Talking Tradition + Terroir with David Beckstoffer
Napa Valley Heritage: Talking Tradition + Terroir with David Beckstoffer
With over 50 fine wines designated as originating entirely from Beckstoffer Heritage Vineyards – the Beckstoffer family has been at the forefront of fine wine production in Napa since they bought up and nurtured some of Napa’s finest terroir from the early 1970s onwards. Heritage vineyard sites such as To Kalon which Beckstoffer bought from Beaulieu Vineyards in 1993 is ...
ON April 26, 2019
Venusa: The New Artisanal beer from the amazing Venissa Heritage Project
Venusa: The New Artisanal beer from the amazing Venissa Heritage Project
Venusa artisanal beer is the latest release from the talented craftsmen at Venissa who, thanks to a combination of biological expertise and historical investigation, have created a beer that uniquely represents the flora and fauna of the Venetian islands, as well as rekindling the lost agricultural traditions that made Venice the thriving mercantile centre of Europe during the Renaissance. Venusa ...
ON April 18, 2019
A refined, svelte, elegant neighbour to Richebourg
A refined, svelte, elegant neighbour to Richebourg
http://vosne-romanee.fr/[/caption] The grand cru vineyards of Vosne-Romanee are arguably the finest vineyards in the world.  Chambertin and Musigny might make a fight of it, though the clump that is La Romanee, Romanee-Conti, La Tache, La Grande Rue, Richebourg and Romanee St Vivant is some very, very serious soil.  Echezeaux and Grands Echezeaux should, strictly, be included here but they ...
ON November 21, 2014
Brunello di Montalcino 2015 - On a par with 2010, arguably better!
Brunello di Montalcino 2015 - On a par with 2010, arguably better!
Critics and winemakers alike have put the 2015 vintage on a par with the great 2010, sharing similar levels of opulence and voluptuousness on the palate. The 2015 vintage has produced some incredibly juicy yet vibrant wines. Wines with amazing voluptuousness backed with great acidity, fatness and freshness. This style, like 2010 is a real crowd-pleaser, but with trends ...
ON October 10, 2019
Brunello 2016: what the critics are saying
Brunello 2016: what the critics are saying
The 2016 vintage in Montalcino is one of the best we’ve tasted – and the critics have now had their say. Here’s an overview of what the Wine Advocate, Vinous and James Suckling are saying, as well as the wines they rate most highly This week saw the release of the Wine Advocate’s first report on 2016 Brunello di Montalcino, ...
BY Gavin Smith,
ON December 4, 2020
24 Hours in... Brunello di Montalcino
24 Hours in... Brunello di Montalcino
Gianlorenzo Neri from top Brunello producer Casanova di Neri reveals his hidden gems in and around the region of Montalcino. Famed for its pinci pasta, wild boar and of course world class wines this is a thriving region for the travelling epicurean. Gianlorenzo provides us with his top restaurant tips, favourite wine lists and the best times in the year ...
ON November 22, 2019
What to look out for this December
What to look out for this December
From the latest Brunello and Burgundy releases to a Canadian rye whiskey, there’s no shortage of exciting wines and spirits coming out this month – but here’s our pick of the best BRILLIANT BRUNELLO With all the excitement surrounding the releases of the straight Brunellos from 2016, December will see the 2015 Riservas share some of the limelight. Riservas are ...
BY FINE+RARE,
ON December 4, 2020
Tuscany Wine Journal, Day Two: Gianfranco Soldera
Tuscany Wine Journal, Day Two: Gianfranco Soldera
Introducing the latest installment of FINE+RARE buyer Jessica Bryans' Tuscany Wine Journal, documenting her whistle-stop tour of all the region has to offe To read Day One, click here.** ** Day Two:** *Gianfranco Soldera, a wine-making legend. *** I woke up at 4:30am this morning and couldn’t go back to sleep. Why? Because, today I was about to meet the legendary Gianfranco Soldera! As any lover of ...
ON October 22, 2015
What winemakers are drinking this Christmas
What winemakers are drinking this Christmas
There’s no better time than Christmas to open a treasured bottle or two. Ahead of the big day, we asked a handful of our favourite winemakers – from Saskia de Rothschild to Klaus-Peter Keller – to tell us what they’ll be uncorking For the aperitif For Domaine Long-Depaquit’s Matthieu Mangenot it is the energy and power of Champagne Brut Nature ...
BY Gavin Smith,
ON December 11, 2020
Tuscany 2016 - A Stellar Vintage
Tuscany 2016 - A Stellar Vintage
Two magnificent vintages back to back: after the powerful 2015 comes the stellar 2016 - a standout for its purity and elegance. After tasting the first major 2015 releases last year it was clear this vintage in Tuscany was something very special. When wines like Solaia 2015 scored their first 100 points from the Wine Advocate and other iconic ...
ON June 28, 2019
Wines To Watch in January 2020
Wines To Watch in January 2020
January is the month in which our Burgundy 2018 En Primeur campaign really hits top gear with the majority of domaines releasing their wines to market for the first time. Stay tuned for releases from Groffier, Lamarche, Gros Frère et Sœur and many more, including our top picks from Domaine Hudelot Noellat and Domaine Tortochot. Outside of the En Primeur ...
BY Gavin Smith,
ON January 2, 2020
Critics Round-Up - Top Wines of 2019
Critics Round-Up - Top Wines of 2019
At this time of the year the leading wine critics reflect on their wine highlights of the year. We look at some of the top picks from Antonio Galloni, James Suckling, James Halliday and Jeb Dunnuck whose range and variety only highlight the current health of the world of fine wine today. We identify some of their top picks for ...
BY Gavin Smith,
ON January 8, 2020
Brunello di Montalcino – The Young Minds of Montalcino
Brunello di Montalcino – The Young Minds of Montalcino
Trying to reach Sangiovese’s true potential in Montalcino Sangiovese, like Pinot Noir, is very much susceptible to over-cropping and in recent years has been used and abused by many winemakers to the detriment of its true varietal profile. Sangiovese has the potential to produce wines with the same textural brilliance as some of the world’s best Pinot Noir; it can ...
ON June 22, 2018
New Releases Not To Be Missed This Month: February 2019
New Releases Not To Be Missed This Month: February 2019
Undoubtedly this month’s biggest release will be Sassicaia 2016, the first vintage to score the perfect 100 points by the Wine Advocate since the legendary 1985, the vintage that made Sassicaia a global icon for fine wine.  Reviewer Monica Larner states that "the 2016 vintage shows pinpoint sharpness and precision” and “stands tall next to the epic 1985” offering “an ...
ON January 31, 2019
Brunello di Montalcino: F+R report
Brunello di Montalcino: F+R report
Part of what we do at FINE+RARE is try, wherever possible, to get as close to source as we can. Ideally we deal direct with the winemakers themselves.  Following the success of the brilliant 2010 vintage, our buying team have just returned from Montalcino.  Jessica Bryans recounts the trip: It is hard to believe that Brunello is such a new ...
ON June 11, 2015
Where Winemakers Eat: Part 1
Where Winemakers Eat: Part 1
As we look ahead to a world opening up again, our minds are full of ideas of things to see and do this summer. For any true epicurean, a list of top restaurants to visit requires serious deliberation. To help inspire you, we asked some of our favourite winemakers from around the world to give their recommendations. Alsace – Olivier Humbrecht Food and wine are ...
BY Gavin Smith,
ON January 2, 2020
F+R On The Road: A Tour of Italy's Places, People + Wines
F+R On The Road: A Tour of Italy's Places, People + Wines
This week F+R took a tour of some of Italy's finest vineyards, visiting a small selection of our favourite producers, tasting the latest vintages and talking to these iconic winemakers to better understand their philosophies, techniques and what makes their wines so special. The stories of fine wine tend to be ones of sacrifice and struggle. Great wine always comes ...
ON June 21, 2019
Roberto Voerzio hosts Fine+Rare Event at Luca Restaurant
Roberto Voerzio hosts Fine+Rare Event at Luca Restaurant
Roberto is such a calm and measured man, but even he could not hide his excitement over his latest 2019 vintage as he arrived in London buoyed by the latest harvest. Fortunately we managed to tear him away from his latest batch of fermenting wines for a flying 24 hour visit to host a special event presenting some of the ...
ON October 25, 2019
Carlo Ferrini tells F+R about making Giodo on Mount Etna
Carlo Ferrini tells F+R about making Giodo on Mount Etna
Carlo is one of the most famous winemakers in Italy largely due to his extensive work researching the many clones of Sangiovese. He is also the winemaking consultant for many of the top wineries in Italy including the likes of Castello di Neri, Fonterutoli, Brancaia, Romitorio, Talenti (and many more). We first met Carlo Ferrini in Brunello di Montalcino last year ...
ON November 23, 2018
F+R Visit Castello Di Ama
F+R Visit Castello Di Ama
With the releases of the new Chianti Classico 2016s upon us, there is no greater time than to travel around the region, tasting what this magical vintage has to offer. Where better to start than the beautiful hamlet of Ama in the southern tip and highest point of the Chianti Classico designation. Here you will find the exceptional Castello Di ...
ON July 5, 2019
The Great Wines of The World Tasting
The Great Wines of The World Tasting
Jacky Cheng with James Suckling at the Great Wines of the World Tasting Last Friday James Suckling, in association with Hong Kong Tatler, hosted the fifth ‘Great Wines of the World' tasting at the Four Season’s Hotel, Hong Kong. The event featured wines from 11 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Chile, France, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and US from ...
ON November 6, 2014
24 hours in Venice
24 hours in Venice
Venissa's Annalisa Florian shares her insider knowledge on wining and dining like a true Venetian, as well as must see artisan discoveries. Best wine lists: Osteria Ai Rusteghi, near the Rialto bridge, is a hidden gem. With courtyard seating and small but well curated Italian and international wine list, this is a perfect stop for fantastic artisanal charcuterie ...
ON July 12, 2019
What winemakers are drinking this Christmas
What winemakers are drinking this Christmas
It is that time of year again when it is time to plan which wines you are drinking over the festive period. We thought we would ask some of our favourite winemakers and estates what they are planning to drink, to help give you some inspiration. Special thanks to Charles Philipponnat for his detailed response, he will certainly be enjoying an ...
ON December 12, 2019
WhistlePig: behind the headlines
WhistlePig: behind the headlines
Since it stormed onto the whiskey scene in 2015, WhistlePig has rarely been out of the headlines. Success, tragedy and villainy have all befallen the zero-generation distillery in its short history. Holly Motion talks to the bright new light at the Vermont-based innovator The smallest event can set us on our path. A chance encounter, a favourite book narrated to ...
BY Holly Motion,
ON August 12, 2021

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