Opinion

Market-leading fine wine opinion: market reports and FINE+RARE’s assessment on industry developments.

12 of the Best Places to Drink Wine in London

For the Wine Lover, which are the best places to drink in London? An epic wine list, rebellious “by the glass” pours, fair prices...
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Japanese Whisky: a global scarcity

Given their superb quality and immensely loyal following, it was almost inevitable that Japanese whisky would eventually find a global audience. Indeed, the world...
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Where to Find the Best Value in Fine Wine

Even in the world of fine wines, there are still bargains to be found if one knows exactly where to look. Whether you happen...
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Know Your Wine Faults

Picture a perfect Saturday in London Fields – a rare day when the sky is so blue it appears the colour button has been...
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10 Top Tips for Ordering Wine in Restaurants

Restaurant wine lists can be tricky. When out with friends or family, I often find myself being delegated the task of ordering the wine...
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Fine+Rare Whisky Trip to Islay

Rare and Single Malt Whiskies are an increasingly important part of our business here at Fine+Rare, with daily whisky enquiries now commonplace and a...
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2014 BORDEAUX: THE F+R PICKS. LEOVILLE-LASCASES

At Robert Parker’s Grand World Tour tasting a couple of months back we tasted a selection of wines that represented the very best of...
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2014: THE F+R PICKS. DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU

Along with Leoville Lascases, Ducru-Beaucaillou is arguably the best wine of St Julien, producing wines that can often match the first growths in terms...
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2014 BORDEAUX: THE F+R PICKS. MONTROSE

In 2013, a year where tasting through the vintage was more of a challenge than usual, Montrose made a wine, indeed three wines: Tronquoy-Lalande,...
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2014: THE F+R PICKS. GRAND-PUY-LACOSTE

It shouldn’t really come as a surprise that GPL is an F+R pick.  This has to be one of Pauillac’s most reliable properties, turning...
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2014: THE F+R PICKS. LA PETITE EGLISE

Mention the name Denis Durantou and the word that will most often come up is “genius”.  A tasting at his flagship property Eglise-Clinet is...
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2014: THE F+R PICKS. SMITH-HAUT-LAFITTE

They know what they’re doing at Smith-Haut-Lafitte. This is one of the few properties in Bordeaux that really engages with the end customer, and...
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