Spirits

Latest news on the world’s finest spirits, exclusive bottlings and stories from our eclectic mix of master blenders and distillers.

Uncovering ancient treasures in Frapin’s Paradis Cellar

This summer FINE+RARE travelled to Cognac to attend the 11th edition of the “Les Parts des Anges” Cognac auction. This auction takes place every two years...
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A Seasonal Selection: Festive Gift Ideas

With the festive season fast approaching, F+R is delighted to offer a selection of gifts befitting of collectors and connoisseurs of all things fine, rare...
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The World’s Most Wanted: Single Cask Exclusives

Across the Fine Wine and Spirits industries, there is growing interest amongst collectors and connoisseurs in single cask exclusives. The past decade has seen a steady rise in single...
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Kavalan: Taiwan’s First Whisky Distillery

Last month our globe-trotting Head of Spirits, David Walters, travelled to Taiwan to visit Kavalan Whisky Distillery. A seemingly unlikely location for one of the...
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Bloomsbury Distillery_Alan McQuillan

In Conversation with: Bloomsbury Distillery

Bloomsbury was historically the home of many of London’s distilleries dating back to the 18th century. This included the original Gin establishments of Gordons...
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Discovering Cognac, Blues + Passions with Delamain Cognac

  This week the F+R Spirits team visited Jarnac in southwestern France, as guests of Delamain Cognac house. During the trip they became better...
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Talisker – The Bodega Series

“The Wilds of Skye meet the Warmth of Spain” Standing on the shores of Loch Harport, in the remote town of Carbost, lays Talisker...
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Tesseron: Master Blender of Ancient Cognac

Tesseron specialise in very old Cognac: XO and beyond Abel Tesseron created Maison Tesseron Cognac House in 1905 and immediately went to work sourcing...
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On the Hunt for a New Whisky at Gordon & MacPhail

Following the success of projects such as the Arbikie Highland Casks, we have been on the hunt for another one-of-a-kind whisky to add to...
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