Vines

Indulge your passion: discover the regions and vineyards via our vineyard profiles and find out where we go and who we visit in our regional profiles and trip reports.

Californian Cult Wines – The Icons

This week of wine icons all hail from the beautiful state of California. A region that in the last 25 years has seen its...
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Six of the best Bordeaux Left Bank Wines

1. Chateau Haut Brion 1989 Average Score: 100pts. “Consistently prodigious and almost a sure bet to top the scoring card of any blind tasting...
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Left Bank Icons – the First Growths

This week we look at Bordeaux’s most iconic producers of the Left Bank, the five First Growths: Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau Latour, Chateau Margaux,...
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Feel the Energy! – F+R visits the secluded vineyards of He...

Last week we visited a very special vineyard situated on the limits of the Minervois appellation yet completely secluded, surrounded by forests and lavender...
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The Other Wines of Gaja

It was a big decision for this Piedmont producer to invest in another region of Italy but Montalcino seemed to be the logical choice....
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Stonestreet Estate – The High Elevation micro-terroirs...

Earlier this month F+R were fortunate enough to be invited to a very special lunch with Christopher Jackson, the son of the late Jess...
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Tuscany 2016 – A Stellar Vintage

Two magnificent vintages back to back: after the powerful 2015 comes the stellar 2016 – a standout for its purity and elegance. After tasting...
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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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Rangen de Thann Grand Cru

Following our masterclass with Olivier Humbrecht MW and tasting through his extraordinary collection, we haven’t been able to forget the wines from the Grand...
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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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Domaine Zind Humbrecht – Discover the top terroir site...

Last week we were fortunate to have the man himself, Olivier Humbrecht, from legendary Domaine Zind Humbrecht in our London office presenting a fascinating...
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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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