Vines

Indulge your passion: discover the regions and vineyards via our vineyard profiles and find out where we go and who we visit in our regional profiles and trip reports.

Château Latour – the Archetypal First Growth?

This week in our series of producer profiles, we examine Château Latour: a first-growth synonymous with excellence, class and the illustrious heritage of Bordeaux....
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Tuscany Wine Journal, Day Three: Biondi Santi

Introducing the latest installment of FINE+RARE buyer Jessica Bryans’ Tuscany Wine Journal, documenting her whistle-stop tour of all the region has to offer. Day One · Day Two  Day...
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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
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Tuscany Wine Journal, Day One

2010 Brunello di Montalcino was a true blockbuster year, with producers and critics alike considering it the vintage of a lifetime.
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The Red Grapes of Fine Wine

We look at the red grapes that make up the finest wines in the world. Where are they grown? What’s their unique character? What...
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Château Lafite-Rothschild – Bottled Finesse

Last week we took a look at Mouton-Rothschild; this week we profile its fellow Bordeaux first growth, the iconic Château Lafite-Rothschild, one of the...
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Château Mouton-Rothschild – Bordeaux Wine Royalty

  We profile the glamorous wild-child of Bordeaux wine-making in the first of our series of posts on iconic producers… 
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Champagne at Fine+Rare

In honour of National Champagne Week, Chris Kelly shines the spotlight on everybody’s favourite form of liquid celebration. 
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Focus on the Northern Rhone

As the 2014 En Primeur campaign has now come to a close, our focus at FINE+RARE has shifted to the Northern Rhône. An as...
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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...
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A Trip to Armagnac Part 2: Baron de Lustrac & Domaine N...

Despite Mother Nature providing virtually everything necessary for producing a singular and remarkable spirit, market forces seem intent on keeping Armagnac off the centre...
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2011 Barolo: “Intrigante”

Following a vintage like 2010 is not easy.  2010 Barolos are not only of great quality, they were released to a market primed to...
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