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RHÔNE 2016 EN PRIMEUR: An exceptional vintage

An exceptional vintage: opulent fruit, melting tannins, and energetic freshness 2016 is a roaring success in the Rhône. It follows the excellent 2015 whose release saw an upsurge in interest in this classic French region of diverse expression. Where 2015...

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St Baillon Rosé 2016: “a truly delicious, unbelievably reliable and yet eminently affordable French classic”

In last week’s Moneyweek Matthew Jukes highlighted a few different French domaines that he feels make “great inexpensive wine year in, year out” – no easy feat given the unpredictability of European weather. We were delighted to find our best-selling...

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BASBN 2017 (Bring A Special Bottle Night 2017)

Now an established, popular and eagerly anticipated part of the Hong Kong fine wine ‘special dinner’ circuit, we met for this year’s BASBN at Crown Wine Cellars on March 23rd for what was the 10th such gathering. I think my...

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Rhône 2015 |A preview

For a few months there have been whispers in the wine trade about the Rhône 2015s. Just this morning Jancis Robinson MW commented “I have by no means finished my tastings yet but I can tell you that the northern Rhône...

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Hommage à Jacques Perrin 2014 ‘The wine of the vintage’

With the Wine Advocate crowing this new release from Beaucastel as ‘Probably the wine of the vintage’ we had to draw your attention to the crown jewel in the Perrin portfolio, the amazing Hommage à Jacques Perrin 2014, which is...

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