Opinion

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

5 of the Most Collectible Corkscrews

  Wine connoisseurs and design lovers alike will be captivated by our edit of the most beautiful bottle openers… Gucci Exotic Wood & Gold-Plated...
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Dinner at One of the Most Exclusive Wine Clubs in the World ...

As I arrived in sunny Beaune, it was safe to say it was tourist season. Families, historians, wine-lovers, food-lovers, art-lovers, plus many more from...
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Portraits: Meet the Wine Advocate’s Lisa Perrotti-Brow...

  Part II of our exclusive interview with Lisa Perrotti-Brown, the Wine Advocate’s Editor-in-Chef and Reviewer for Bordeaux, Napa Valley, Sonoma County & Oregon…  ...
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Portraits: Meet the Wine Advocate’s Lisa Perrotti-Brown

Fresh from the Bordeaux 2017 En-Primeur tastings, we caught up with Lisa Perrotti-Brown after her first campaign as Bordeaux writer for the Wine Advocate...
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Brunello di Montalcino – The Young Minds of Montalcino

Trying to reach Sangiovese’s true potential in Montalcino Sangiovese, like Pinot Noir, is very much susceptible to over-cropping and in recent years has been...
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Bordeaux 2017: EP Round-Up Week VIII

It’s like waiting for buses. None show up and then they all come at once. This has been the concertina effect that has come...
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BORDEAUX 2017: EP ROUND-UP WEEK V

Chateau Lynch Bages was easily the biggest release from the left bank to come out this week and with a similar strategy to Chateau...
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Bordeaux EP 2017 Campaign – Week 3 Update

It has been very quiet this week due to the public holidays spread across the week in France. However Denis Durantou winemaker at Chateau...
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Dining Out in Bordeaux – F+R Restaurant Recommendations

Bordeaux being the bread and butter of our business we find ourselves eating our way round the city on a regular basis. The beauty...
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Bordeaux Round-Up – Week 2 of Bordeaux EP 2017

  This week saw a very slow start due to the bank holidays in France on Monday and Wednesday but the latter part of...
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Bordeaux En Primeur 2017: Week 1 Round-Up

With just under 100 wines released through ‘La Place de Bordeaux’ this week, the En Primeur campaign kicked-off with the surprise release of Chateau...
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Vintage Port 2016

Not since 2011 have so many Port houses declared a vintage year. The good news is that the 2016s have been defined by their...
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