Rhone 2015: Ferraton Pere & Fils
This week we were treated to a tasting of the En Primeur Ferraton Père & Fils 2015s. Hailing from a "top quality" vintage and made under the watchful eye of Rhône legend Michel Chapoutier, these wines demand serious consideration... Ferraton Pere & Fils Ferraton Père & Fils started in 1946 with just 0.3 hectares owned by Jean Orëns Ferraton and ...
Rhône 2017: Inside Châteauneuf-du-Pape with Stéphane Usseglio
Stéphane Usseglio is the man at the helm of Domaine Raymond Usseglio in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Understandably he has gained an unrivalled insight into the area surrounding the historic village at the heart of the southern Rhône. Speaking with FINE+RARE, he shares his interpretation of the nuances of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, an appellation so often considered a place of homogeneity, when it is in ...
FINE+RARE to represent UK in European Business Awards
FINE+RARE battled their way through the country-wide competition to be selected as one of 50 National Finalists; they are the only fine wine brokers selected and are representing the drinks trade alongside winery Bodegas Emilio Moro from Spain and Italy’s Fratelli Branca Distillerie. FINE+RARE is a fine wine broker where over 45,000 wines are valued, bought and sold at market rates to trade ...
2014 Bordeaux Update - 21st MAY
The week has seen a number of releases, some working, some not. The big name on Wednesday was Léoville-Barton at GBP 429 per dozen in bond. This is an excellent Léoville: tasting at this property is almost not necessary given the consistent quality here and, whilst this probably isn't a speculative buy, it is a wine that will give great ...
Roaming the Rhone - Wines, Vines and the 2015 Harvest...
Buyer Jessica Bryans reports back from FINE+RARE trip to Rhone, with producer profiles and a very early look at what could be a phenomenal vintage... The Rhone Valley’s Wines From the Epic 2015 Harvest Could be Excellent... If you take one thing away from this report, it should be this – 2015 could be one of the great vintages of the ...
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