Wines

Take a peek behind the scenes: tastings, dinners and events at FINE+RARE. Find tasting reviews on new releases and our latest discoveries.

2008 Champagne: A Few Early Thoughts…

A number of 2008 Champagnes have been dripping on to the market of late and we have been tasting as many of them as...
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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...
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Henschke: A Tasting & Seminar

A couple of weeks ago I was accompanied by Private Client Sales Account Managers Simon Brewster and David Massarella, to a tasting and seminar...
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A showcase of Faiveley wines at the Annual Domaine Faiveley ...

On a sunny afternoon last week, my fellow Private Client Account Managers, Martin and Peter and I attended an insightful tasting of the wines...
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The FINE+RARE ‘Four Decades of Barolo’ Dinner

Last week fourteen of FINE+RARE’s customers joined us for a very special dinner at Alyn Williams. The theme: Four Decades of Barolo. We’ve been making...
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The FINE+RARE First Growths Tour 2014

The FINE+RARE annual Bordeaux First Growths Tour is always an exciting addition to the calendar. This year saw Sales Director, Jamie Graham and Private...
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Bordeaux 2013: Twist or Stick?

2013 is a Bordeaux vintage that has been challenged from the start. Challenged by the weather that made the vintage, challenged by the naysayers...
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The FINE+RARE Barolo Anteprima 2010

Last week we held one of the most exciting tastings we can remember at our offices: the FINE+RARE Barolo Anteprima 2010. Just over 90...
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Brezza Tasting: Barolo Sarmassa Vertical 2003-2010

We have seen a surge of interest in Barolo over the past year and it is one of the markets that we are focussing...
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The Great Claret Tasting at Southwold – The 2010 Vintage

Last week I had the honour and privilege to take part in the Southwold tasting of 2010 Bordeaux with twenty of the most experienced...
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Krug’s New Release: An Irrefusable Invite For a Sneak ...

Part of the deal here is that one of the wines is a secret for the next few days. Needless to say it’s Krug,...
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Krug’s New Release: An Irrefusable Invite for a Sneak ...

Whilst not best known for my self-discipline, offers that simply CAN’T be refused are few and far between.  One such offer came late last...
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