Wines

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

Bragging Rights: 2014 Margaux

In terms of bragging rights our annual tasting at Margaux is very, very, hard to beat.
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2014 Bordeaux: An Early Glimpse

The trouble with writing about the previous year’s Bordeaux vintage is that one is almost invariably going to take some stick from somebody. Praise...
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The Great Claret Tasting at Southwold – The 2011 Vintage

The Great Claret Tasting at Southwold is a wine geek’s dream.  An entire vintage of Bordeaux, straight from the chateau in nearly all cases,...
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The F+R Annual Clos Vougeot Tasting Makes it to Hong Kong

In December we hosted our largest event in Hong Kong to date. In a spin off from our annual tasting in London, we cracked...
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1929 and all that…..

In November Bud Cuchet and I were invited to a rather special dinner at a rather special place.  The venue: the fantastic offices of...
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The Great Wines of Italy Tasting

Last Friday, James Suckling, in association with Hong Kong Tatler, hosted the Great Wines of Italy event in the Four Seasons Hotel. This is...
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Bordeaux’s Most Seductive First Growth

  Last week we were delighted to welcome Aurelian Valance, Commercial Director of Chateau Margaux to our offices for what was a quite brilliant...
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FINE+RARE: The 2013 Burgundy Report

We visited Burgundy early in November and spent a week extensively tasting the 2013 Burgundy vintage. These wines are just starting to appear on...
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One of The Most Exciting Tastings of the Year: 2005 First Gr...

Last week saw our Sales Director Jamie Graham and Private Client Sales Manager Craig Norton host one of the most exciting tastings of the...
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The Great Wines of The World Tasting

Last Friday James Suckling, in association with Hong Kong Tatler, hosted the fifth ‘Great Wines of the World‘ tasting at the Four Season’s Hotel, Hong...
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A Rare Opportunity

On Wednesday evening a group of F+R staff and customers sat down for a dinner and tasting that was as pleasurable as it was...
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The King of the Southern Rhone

“For nearly 20 years I have been advocating the best wines of this appellation as something of an insider’s secret – decadent, hedonistic, complex...
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