People

Meet the faces and personalities behind our eclectic range with our producer profiles and interviews.

Gaja: Greatness through a culture of doubt

Gaia and Giovanni Gaja share their plans for continuing their father’s legacy of questioning everything This week we were very lucky to spend four...
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Barolo and Barbaresco: the two-speed rise of Nebbiolo as Ita...

A lesson in Piedmont’s history from Produttori’s Aldo Vacca and Gaja’s Gaia Gaja The history of Piedmont as a fine wine region and the...
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F+R Visit Castello Di Ama

With the releases of the new Chianti Classico 2016s upon us, there is no greater time than to travel around the region, tasting what...
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Poggio di Sotto – Montalcino’s Cult Wine

There are few names in Brunello Di Montalcino that rank higher than Poggio Di Sotto. The estate’s incredibly elegant style, its obsession with quality...
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F+R On The Road: A Tour of Italy’s Places, People + Wines

This week F+R took a tour of some of Italy’s finest vineyards, visiting a small selection of our favourite producers, tasting the latest vintages...
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Celebrating 20 Years of Mas Doix

Although we have always tasted Mas Doix’s latest vintages on release – and have been consistently blown away by their quality and anticipated ageing...
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Canalicchio di Sopra – Mapping out the vineyards of Mo...

When Franceso Ripaccioli visited F&R headquarters last week, he provided us with the most generous and welcome break from Bordeaux EP releases, and a...
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Behind the Bottle: Hundred Acre

We were very lucky to have the Hundred Acre team visit us in our London office last week and to open up some very...
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Daniel Landi: Grenache growing pioneer of the Sierra de Gred...

Just smelling, let alone tasting, the wines from Daniel Landi, you immediately know you are in some very capable hands. Looking at the pale...
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Interview with Nicolas Audebert – Chief Winemaker at Chate...

The Rauzan Segla 2018 has been met with rave reviews. At what point did you feel you had made a special wine? It is...
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Tenerife + its Terroir – in conversation with Jonatan ...

For many of us, Tenerife has more to do with holidays in the sun than fine wine, but there has in fact been a...
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Chateau Clos de Sarpe: Tasting through the Ages

Clos de Sarpe is a rather unassuming place to visit, nestled in a little enclave north east of the village of Saint Emilion. It...
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