Tasting

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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Bordeaux Radicals: Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Stephanie Libreau from Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion at our London HQ, for a vertical tasting dating...
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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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2018 Bordeaux En Primeur: The Week in Review #6

Following the UK bank holiday on Monday we came back to three compelling releases on Tuesday. Troplong Mondot was released at well below the...
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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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Energy and Intensity: Dom Perignon 2002 Plenitude 2 Revealed

It’s a good thing Dom Perignon’s Vincent Chaperon is an energetic, fit and talkative person. He needed it for a day of back-to-back tastings...
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Eduardo Chadwick Visits F+R London

We were fortunate enough to welcome the man, the legend, Eduardo Chadwick into our London offices this week. What made the event even more...
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Behind the Bottle – 2018 Releases from Descendientes d...

We have been huge fans of the wines from Alvaro Palacios’ Bierzo estate, Descendientes de J. Palacios, for many years and following the latest...
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Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche Vertical Tasting with Véroni...

The Drouhin-Laguiche relationship has borne beautiful fruit since the fortuitous meeting of Maurice Drouhin and the Marquis de Laguiche during the Second World War;...
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Nicolas Potel: A Liquid History Lesson

Last week we were blessed with a visit to our offices in London from Burgundian legend Nicolas Potel. Listening to Nicolas recant tales of...
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2012 Vintage in Champagne: A Versatile Classic

There is a great deal of buzz surrounding the 2012 Champagne vintage. What started earlier this year as a few quiet releases of impressive...
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BLANKbottle: Introducing the wines of Pieter H. Walser

Pieter H. Walser, the man behind BLANKbottle, is one of the most inventive, energetic and productive winemakers in the Western Cape. He produces 30+...
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