Date: September 2019

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Rhône Fine Wine Market Report

September 5th 2019


Meandering its way from Vienne in the north past Avignon in the south and onward to the Mediterranean is the Rhône valley, home to a vast array of great wines. In the north, Syrah reaches its zenith in the sublime wines of Hermitage and Côte-Rôtie; in the south Grenache takes the lead in the rich, generous wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Despite the breadth of choice and unquestionable quality of wine, historically the Rhône has lagged behind other regions in terms of performance on liv-ex indices and returns on investment.

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Travel Tips: Spain’s Basque Country

September 3rd 2019


In the words of legendary 19th century epicure and gastronome, Brillat-Savarin, “A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.” There can be no doubt that great wine and food go hand in hand. We are celebrating this most felicitous of marriages with a series of articles showcasing outstanding destinations for food and wine lovers, some in the heart of wine regions, others not. First stop, Bilbao and San Sebastián in the north east of Spain, with their many Michelin starred restaurants!