Stonestreet Estate - The High Elevation micro-terroirs of Jackson Family Wines
Earlier this month F+R were fortunate enough to be invited to a very special lunch with Christopher Jackson, the son of the late Jess Jackson, who heads up and manages their home estate of Stonestreet Vineyards in Sonoma County. Whilst the wines might not be as well known as the Jackson Family’s flagship Sonoma wines of Verité. The Stonestreet vineyards ...
Tesseron: Master Blender of Ancient Cognac
Tesseron specialise in very old Cognac: XO and beyond Abel Tesseron created Maison Tesseron Cognac House in 1905 and immediately went to work sourcing the finest and oldest eau-de-vie he could find. The idea was simple: to be able to offer fine, rare and very old cognac to the people of the world. For decades Tesseron distilled, aged and ...
Winston Churchill: Pol Roger's Luxury Cuvee
Today, the team at F+R had the pleasure of tasting the latest Pol Roger release, their coveted Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill Champagne. The 2004 vintage is the 15th edition of this cuvée which is produced in tiny quantities as homage to the former Prime Minister. Pol Roger Champagne and Winston Churchill - Links Nearly a Century Old The link between ...
What Happens When Wine Royalty Comes to Visit.....
Tuscany: one of the most important vinous regions in the world. Brunello: one of the most important wines in Italy. Biondi Santi: one of the most important, historic wine names in not just Italy, but the world. It’s fair to say we were all pretty excited when we heard that Tancredi Biondi Santi was coming to the FINE+RARE offices to ...
Joseph Colin - The new Domaine on the Cote de Beaune Block
The family name Colin is a hard one to escape in the Cote de Beaune, with a handful of prolific producers dotted around Saint Aubin, Puligny and Chassagne Montrachet all sharing the name. Consumers could be forgiven for getting a little confused over which one is which! We caught up with Joseph Colin, the newest Colin to go solo, following ...
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