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"11.10.2016 15:44:31" We are working with magazine publisher Hearst to find out more about how our customers enjoy wines and spirits. Take part in thesurvey for your chance to win £5,000 worth of Berry Bros. & Rudd wine.
"26.09.2016 13:55:17" Timeline Photos Join us on 19th October at Lindley Hall, London, to taste hundreds of top wines from the 2014 vintage in Bordeaux, hosted by Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux. Tickets £25. http://bit.ly/2d3fCAW
"11.09.2016 14:01:02" Timeline Photos A genuinely glorious day today enjoying a King's Ginger cocktail at the Berry Bros. & Rudd bar at #GoodwoodRevival
"19.08.2016 10:51:00" Timeline Photos Eat, drink and sleep: Champagne
Our guide on where to stay, what to eat and which producers to visit.
"19.08.2016 08:04:16" bbrblog.com Berry Bros. & Rudd Escape to Rioja with Jason Lowe's atmospheric images of the famous Bodegas R. López de Heredia... http://wp.me/p4rXBV-41m
"13.08.2016 13:45:01" Timeline Photos A sporting stew: moqueca
Our Head Chef brings a little taste of Rio to the table with his Brazilian fish stew.
"10.08.2016 12:44:01" Timeline Photos The modern apothecary
Read our interview with Ben Branson, the founder of Seedlip - a distilled non-alcoholic spirit that is changing what we drink when we're not drinking.
"04.08.2016 13:31:48" They came to Number Three: the visitor from Rum Row
No.3 St James's Street might not be an address one associates with bootlegging gangsters – until now. In an article originally published in our Number Three magazine in the spring of 1971, we remember
"07.07.2016 09:31:45" Would you like to work for Britain's oldest wine and spirits merchant? We're currently looking for people to join our team. Find out more about the available positions here: http://bit.ly/1wyXYW2
"17.06.2016 09:30:40" Timeline Photos Notes from my father
Ahead of Father's Day, our Chairman Simon Berry remembers the way in which his father first introduced him to wine, opening the door to a lifetime filled with bottles.
"20.05.2016 10:06:01" bbrblog.com Berry Bros. & Rudd Bordeaux 2015: our best buys
"06.05.2016 14:46:03" Timeline Photos How fine wine got fast
Fancy a bottle of Lafite with your burger? As fast food gets a vinous upgrade, Ben Hawkins investigates the trend.
"26.04.2016 11:45:01" Timeline Photos A Cru Bourgeois with impeccable class, Ch. Angludet has just released their 2015 at £216.00 per 12-bottle case in bond – the first major release from Bordeaux 2015 en primeur. http://bit.ly/2336UlR
Why Buy En Primeur? http://bit.ly/2337Nut
"20.04.2016 10:16:01" Timeline Photos Bordeaux 2015: our top 10
As we await the release of the wines, along with their all-important pricing, we present our pick of Bordeaux's 2015 crop. Here you will find the 10 top-scoring wines as chosen by our team of experts. http://bit.ly/23Zy1QX
"19.04.2016 07:39:55" Cafe Murano Covent Garden Thanks to Victoria Stewart for the lovely review on the Berry Bros. & Rudd blog!
#CafeMurano #CoventGarden #London #Foodie #Italian #AngelaHartnett
"15.04.2016 13:00:01" Timeline Photos Here is our final guess the châteaux quiz - let us know how many you can name.
"14.04.2016 11:30:01" Timeline Photos Here is our third guess the châteaux quiz - well done to those who have guessed the previous ones correctly. #bdx15
"13.04.2016 11:45:01" Timeline Photos Here is the second guess the châteaux quiz - let us know how many of these nine châteaux you can name. #bdx15
"12.04.2016 11:30:01" Timeline Photos Guess the châteaux:
Test your knowledge of Bordeaux by guessing the names of these nine châteaux - answers will be posted later today. There will be a different group to guess each day this week.
Read our team's thoughts on Bordeaux here:
"06.04.2016 11:51:00" Timeline Photos Charming, focused and fresh: Bordeaux 2015
With a “wow” tasting to rival that of Ch. Palmer, and wines which continue to surprise in their focus and charm, the team's second day of tasting revealed more about how the enigmatic 2015s are shaping up:
"01.04.2016 13:30:01" Timeline Photos We're offering one lucky customer the chance to recreate the tradition of being weighed in our London Shop - the winner will win their weight in wine. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1SriaTq
"30.03.2016 10:45:00" Timeline Photos Mark Her Majesty the Queen's 90th birthday with our commemorative port. The Graham's 90 is specially created from a rare blend of three vintage wines – 1935, 1924 and 1912. http://bit.ly/230O40x
Victoria Moore Wine shares her thoughts on the blend:
"26.03.2016 13:05:01" Timeline Photos The Berry Bros. & Rudd Easter bunny has hidden 10 discounted wines around bbr.com. Follow the clues to find the wines with an Easter egg photo, and join in on Twitter with #BBRhunt. http://bit.ly/1U9oAg6
"21.03.2016 11:45:01" Timeline Photos Eat, drink and sleep: Bordeaux (part two)
In the second part of our guide to Bordeaux, Philip Moulin offers guidance on where to stay, listing the best spots around the region, whether you seek pure luxury or more minimal accommodation.
"16.03.2016 12:15:01" Timeline Photos Alvaro Palacios joined us today to taste his 2015s, including the wonderful Valmira, which he fittingly describes as “the most tender expression of Garnacha”
"15.03.2016 11:55:00" Timeline Photos Liquid lessons: our bond with Bordeaux
In the run up to Bordeaux en primeur, Henry Jeffreys traces the history of Britain’s ties to Bordeaux, a battle-worn bond built on Claret. http://bit.ly/1pIBXab
"09.03.2016 11:45:00" Timeline Photos Rhône 2014: vive la différence
As we launch our Rhône 2014 en primeur offer, our buyer for the region Simon Field MW reflects on the vintage in question and the worth of those years that appear – at least initially – uncelebrated. http://bit.ly/1RzvZyP
"03.03.2016 15:30:00" Timeline Photos Marking the MW moment
As Lenka Sedlackova (Sales and Marketing Manager of our wholesale arm) obtains her Master of Wine, the first of Czech origin to join the 343 in the world, we ask our MWs which bottle(s) they uncorked to celebrate the moment they
"02.03.2016 13:16:50" Easter Food & Drink Festival Easter Food & Drink Festival Join us on Saturday 12th March from 10.00am to 5.00pm at the Warehouse Shop where we will be hosting our very own Easter Food and Drink Festival – with artisan food producers, vinous masterclasses and an exclusive wine sale with discounts of up to 50
"01.03.2016 11:16:00" Timeline Photos Virginia is for wine-lovers:
Ever wanted to meet the producers behind the wines you drink? We’re offering you the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the state’s stunning wine country.
"29.02.2016 11:16:01" Timeline Photos Penny Blue Mauritian Rum is created in small batches, each one with its own personality. Take a look to find out more.
"27.02.2016 14:32:01" Timeline Photos "In success you deserve it and in defeat you need it" - Sir Winston Churchill
Such was Churchill's enthusiasm for his favourite brand of Champagne, Pol Roger, that the house named its flagship cuvée in his honour. We are extremely fortunate to have a
"26.02.2016 11:16:00" Timeline Photos This month's debate... Sulphur: the enemy of terroir? Yea
Playing devil’s advocate, Chris Lamb responds to yesterday’s article, arguing that the use of sulphur is not only dangerous, but that it conceals a wine’s true identity. http://bit.ly/1XPqwsD
"18.02.2016 14:48:01" Timeline Photos Essential ingredients: rhubarb
This month our Head Chef Stewart Turner highlights the versatility of rhubarb, with its mouth-watering balance of sweet and sour, while Demetri Walters MW suggests the wines which work with the season’s slender stems.
"18.02.2016 11:14:14" Berry Bros. & Rudd's cover photo
"17.02.2016 11:16:01" Timeline Photos "I love a heavy Barolo wine, which is probably why I like the Good Ordinary Claret because it’s very full bodied" - Sir Paul Smith on our recent collaboration. http://bit.ly/1QkzpdS
"09.02.2016 11:16:00" Timeline Photos Champagne – better late-disgorged?
R.D., L.D. or D.T. – more and more Champagne bottles seem to be bearing these enigmatic acronyms, but what do they mean? We asked Champagne Specialist Edwin Dublin to explain what exactly late disgorgement is and
"02.02.2016 08:59:47" Paul Smith Paul Smith is delighted to partner with Britain’s oldest wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd to produce limited edition label designs with romantic overtones, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Find out more: http://paul-smith.co/BBrosRudd
"01.02.2016 11:16:00" Timeline Photos Impeccable taste: Sir Paul Smith
Sir Paul Smith, the designer who – through four decades of fashion – has changed the way men dress, talks about his recent collaboration with Berry Bros. & Rudd, the person he most enjoys sharing a drink with and hi
"29.01.2016 11:16:01" Timeline Photos Part two of this months debate:
When it comes to English wine, is Sussex superior? Nay
Continuing our debate on the establishment of an English appellation system, our very own Anne McHale MW takes a patriotic position, defending the existing sche
"28.01.2016 11:16:00" Timeline Photos This months debate: When it comes to English wine, is Sussex superior? Yea
Following a recent and controversial bid to establish a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) for still and sparkling wine made in Sussex, we asked two experts to tackle the
"22.01.2016 16:30:00" youtube.com A guide to decanting wine Berry Bros. & Rudd set out to find the most frequently asked questions about wine, before enlisting the expertise of our own team to answer them. Here our Wi... A guide to decanting wine
Berry Bros. & Rudd set out to find the most frequently asked questions about wine, before enlisting the expertise of our own team to answer them. Here our Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, explains why certain wi
"22.01.2016 11:45:00" Timeline Photos On the road in Burgundy
Will Heslop – Buying Assistant – recounts the trials, tribulations and triumphs of his quest to collect the precious samples for our Burgundy en primeur tasting. http://bit.ly/1VdfoUi
"20.01.2016 13:45:01" Timeline Photos Our Wine Club Members are receiving their January delivery this week. Find out more about our Wine Club and Membership Options: http://bit.ly/1Swma9U
"14.01.2016 11:16:01" Timeline Photos Jonathan Ray on picking favourites:
This month Jonathan Ray – Berry Bros. & Rudd alumnus and drinks editor of The Spectator – steps up to the plate as our guest blogger, considering the question he is asked most and its answer. http://bit.ly/1OstlcY
"13.01.2016 14:06:15" Our Warehouse Shop Grand Sale Weekend Our Warehouse Shop Grand Sale Weekend On Saturday 23rd January and Sunday 24th January we will be hosting our greatest wine sale weekend to date, with discounts of up to 50 percent on classic Bordeaux and Burgundy as well as exciting New World alternatives. As always our staff will be on
"09.01.2016 14:45:01" youtube.com Are wine corks better than screw caps? Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor from the London Shop, pops the cork on the long-held debate about the best method of sealing a wine bottle – and how it affects ... Are wine corks better than screw caps?
Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor from the London Shop, pops the cork on the long-held debate about the best method of sealing a wine bottle – and how it affects the quality of the wine within. The answer is not a
"06.01.2016 11:00:00" Timeline Photos Burgundy 2014: out of the gate
On the launch day of our Burgundy 2014 en primeur offering, our Burgundy Director Jasper Morris MW reports on the vintage, the style of wines it has produced and – of course – the all-important pricing.
"05.01.2016 09:45:55" Berry Bros. & Rudd's cover photo
"30.12.2015 14:41:00" youtube.com Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine School We have been learning about wine for 300 years and there is nothing we love more than sharing that knowledge with our customers. Our Wine School events are d... Yearning to learn in 2016?
Sign up to one of our tastings courses, dinners or lunches to learn more about the grapes, regions and people behind each bottle. http://bit.ly/1MvOOiY
"25.12.2015 11:15:01" Timeline Photos Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us here at Berry Bros. & Rudd.
"24.12.2015 16:45:02" Timeline Photos Label unwrapped...
We can now reveal that today's label is one of the most renowned estates of the Southern Rhône, Vieux Télégraphe. Well done to all of you who guessed correctly.
"24.12.2015 15:25:00" Timeline Photos Do you recognise the label?
Comment below with your guess before the bottle is unwrapped.
"24.12.2015 10:45:01" Timeline Photos First picture revealed...
Comment below to guess the label before the next picture is revealed.
"24.12.2015 10:00:01" Timeline Photos Guess the label...
It's the final of our series of wine-label quizzes. Throughout the day we will post new pictures, gradually tearing off the bottle’s wrapping and revealing more of the label until someone guesses the correct wine. The first pictu
"23.12.2015 11:16:01" Timeline Photos Battle of the bottles: do spirits have a place at the Christmas table? Yea
In the spirit of Christmas, we have pitched two heavyweights against each other, both attempting to defend the place for their bottles in your festive spread. Here Ronnie Co
"18.12.2015 16:35:01" Timeline Photos We can now reveal that today's label is La Rioja Alta. Well done to all of you who guessed correctly.
Browse our full range of wines from La Rioja Alta here: http://bit.ly/1k6qKwz
"18.12.2015 14:18:53" Timeline Photos Next picture revealed...
Can you guess the label? Comment below before the bottle is unwrapped.
"18.12.2015 10:45:01" Timeline Photos Can you guess the wine?
Comment below if you recognise the label before the next picture is revealed.
"18.12.2015 10:00:01" Timeline Photos Guess the label...
It's the third in our series of wine-label quizzes.Throughout the day we will post new pictures, gradually tearing off the bottle’s wrapping and revealing more of the label until someone guesses the correct wine. The first pictur
"17.12.2015 15:45:01" Timeline Photos Something to mull: In search of something to warm against winter winds, our Creative Director Geordie Willis provides a fool-proof recipe for mulled cider, including a touch of our fiery King’s Ginger liqueur. http://bit.ly/1YkWmS1
"16.12.2015 13:45:01" google.com Berry Bros. & Rudd Take a virtual tour around our new Sussex Cellar. Spread over two levels, it combines modern architectural innovation with the feel of our historic cellars.
Take a look at our range of events held in our Sussex Cellar: http://bit.ly/1lP9g9Q
"12.12.2015 15:27:03" youtube.com How is wine made? In a little over 60 seconds Private Account Manager Gary Owen addresses one of the most important wine-oriented questions of all: how to make wine from grape... How is wine made?
In a little over 60 seconds Private Account Manager Gary Owen addresses one of the most important wine-oriented questions of all: how to make wine from grape to glass. http://bit.ly/1SRX2ra
"11.12.2015 16:30:01" Timeline Photos Label unwrapped...
We can now reveal that today's label is a Ch. Lynch Bages. Well done to all of you who guessed correctly.
"11.12.2015 14:05:00" Timeline Photos Do you regonise this label?
Comment below with your guess before the bottle is unwrapped.
"11.12.2015 10:30:01" Timeline Photos Can you guess the wine?
Comment below to guess the label before the next picture is revealed.
"11.12.2015 10:00:02" Timeline Photos Guess the label...
It's the second in our series of our wine-label quizzes. Throughout the day we will gradually tear off the bottles wrapping to reveal more of the label. The first picture will be reveled shortly.
"10.12.2015 12:35:15" No.3 Gin Create a warming #No3Winter cocktail with No.3 gin, take a picture, and win a No.3 goodie bag! Simply follow our page and comment your recipe below. The winner will be shared on all our platforms, and may add “Winner of the No.3 Winter Cocktail Conte Visit the No.3 Gin page to enter the #No3Winter competition.
"09.12.2015 13:42:23" Berry Bros. & Rudd's cover photo
"04.12.2015 16:36:01" Timeline Photos Label unwrapped...
We can now reveal that the hidden label was of course Penfolds Grange. Well done to all of you who guessed correctly.
Browse our full Penfolds range: http://bit.ly/1lBGOrg
"04.12.2015 14:00:01" Timeline Photos Do you recognise the label?
Comment below to name the wine from one of the world's top producers. The next picture will be revealed shortly.
"04.12.2015 10:30:00" Timeline Photos Guess the label...
Can you guess the wine? Comment below to guess before the next picture is revealed.
"04.12.2015 10:00:01" Timeline Photos Guess the label...
We have chosen one of the world’s top producers to begin our series of wine-label quizzes. Throughout the day we will post new pictures, gradually tearing off the bottle’s wrapping and revealing more of the label until someone gue
"30.11.2015 16:46:01" Timeline Photos A Wine School guide to Christmas
As 25th December approaches, Barbara Drew, a member of our expert Wine School team, offers some wise words on how to keep Christmas chaos at bay – and the wine flowing. http://bit.ly/1RgO20a
"27.11.2015 16:45:00" youtube.com A guide to Bordeaux's classification system One of our Private Account Managers, Gary Owen, reveals the thinking behind Bordeaux’s six classifications, and why a Napoleonic system of ranking wines esta... A guide to Bordeaux's classification system:
One of our Private Account Managers, Gary Owen, reveals the thinking behind Bordeaux’s six classifications, and why a Napoleonic system of ranking wines established in 1855 continues to determine the regi
"20.11.2015 11:45:01" Timeline Photos The Leap
As we release the first wine made under his own label – the exquisite 2013 Cedalion Chardonnay, Sam Harrop MW thinks back to the point where this particular journey began, the moment when – perhaps unknowingly – he took a leap of faith.
"13.11.2015 16:30:00" youtube.com The difference between Old World and New World wine labels Anne McHale MW, our Wine Education Specialist, explains the logic behind the subtle yet crucial differences between bottle labels for Old World and New World... The difference between Old World and New World wine labels
Anne McHale MW, our Wine Education Specialist, explains the logic behind the subtle yet crucial differences between bottle labels for Old World and New World wines. http://bit.ly/1Y8IGpz
"12.11.2015 15:37:41" Christmas Champagne and Sparkling Wine Christmas Champagne and Sparkling Wine To kick off the festive season in true style we will be joined by three of the top Champagne Houses and three of the best English Sparkling Wine producers, all of whom will be showcasing their ranges to help you choose your Christmas fizz. Parsonage
"12.11.2015 13:55:00" Timeline Photos Christmas 2015: Our collection of superb wines, sumptuous gifts and beautifully crafted spirits. http://bit.ly/1MptUU0
"09.11.2015 14:45:01" Timeline Photos ‘I love how the Wine School helps to uncover people’s passion about wine, and allows them to discover new regions and varieties' Isabella Cameron, Wine School Team. http://bit.ly/1iNMVXP
"05.11.2015 14:50:00" Timeline Photos 'I'm passionate about under-appreciated wines, and love the opportunity to open up new grape varieties to students' http://bit.ly/1P1c8w2
"05.11.2015 11:45:01" Timeline Photos Notes on a vest-pocket list
In the Spring 1970 issue of our Number Three magazine we published an article in response to comments made by Edmund Penning-Rowsell in The Financial Times, offering a defence for our ‘vest-pocket list’, the 2016 edition
"03.11.2015 14:40:01" Timeline Photos 'I love igniting students' enthusiasm for the incredible diversity of wine' Anne McHale MW, Wine Education Specialist http://bit.ly/1jDip2m
"02.11.2015 10:45:00" youtube.com Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine School We have been learning about wine for 300 years and there is nothing we love more than sharing that knowledge with our customers. Our Wine School events are d... Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine School http://bit.ly/1jDip2m
Our Wine School courses are friendly, fun and informative. There’s no better place to learn about wine than in a wine cellar; courses take place in our Pickering Cellar, situated below our histor
"30.10.2015 16:45:00" youtube.com The difference between Old World and New World wines Continuing our series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most searched questions about wine, Berry Bros. & Rudd Private Account Manager Gary Owen elaborat... The difference between Old World and New World wines
Continuing our series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most searched questions about wine, Berry Bros. & Rudd Private Account Manager Gary Owen elaborates on the contrasting approaches to wi
"30.10.2015 14:50:01" Timeline Photos 'I love seeing customers beam after an event, when they begin to realise they too are great tasters' Rebecca Lamont, Head of Wine School http://bit.ly/1P1c8w2
"28.10.2015 15:05:00" Timeline Photos Our new Calendar of Events is now available: http://bit.ly/1OYtiKL
"27.10.2015 16:45:01" Timeline Photos The best bottle-filled books
Our Chairman Simon Berry has compiled a short list of those literary works that he deems ‘essential’ for every young wine-lover; here he introduces, and justifies, those titles that made the cut. http://bit.ly/1icsOlM
"20.10.2015 14:50:01" Timeline Photos All stirred up: Christmas pudding
Dare we say it, Christmas is just around the corner. As half-term signposts its approach, thoughts turn to initial preparations in the kitchen. Here our Head Chef Stewart Turner provides a classic recipe for Christm
"16.10.2015 15:30:01" youtube.com What is terroir? Berry Bros. & Rudd Private Account Manager, Gary Owen, explores the range of unique environmental factors influencing a wine that are collectively referred t... What is terroir?
Berry Bros. & Rudd Private Account Manager, Gary Owen, explores the range of unique environmental factors influencing a wine that are collectively referred to as terroir. http://bit.ly/1jG1ihy
"14.10.2015 12:45:01" Timeline Photos On the table: Dabbous
This month food writer Victoria Stewart returns to one of London’s most fashionable establishments, Dabbous, a Michelin-star eatery that is equally – if not more – impressive on the second visit. http://bit.ly/1k4iFcl
"12.10.2015 10:45:00" Timeline Photos Our New World Buyer Catriona Felstead MW describes the buying process for wines that bear the Berry Bros. & Rudd name, our Own Selection; as well as offering an exclusive preview of future additions to the range. http://bit.ly/1jjRdHC
"06.10.2015 13:00:02" Timeline Photos A Selection by Simon Field MW
Including Rioja’s starriest names, sumptuous vintages and interesting examples of different grape varieties, take a look at Simon Field MW’s highlights from this year’s Spanish offer. http://bit.ly/1OVbVdw
"04.10.2015 12:45:00" youtube.com Berry Bros. & Rudd Private Wine Events Whether you are here for a lunch, dinner, a meeting or a tasting, an event at Berry Bros. & Rudd will be tailored to your exact needs. We work with you befor... Private Wine Events: A Welcome Reception
Whether you are here for a lunch, dinner, a meeting or a tasting, an event at Berry Bros. & Rudd will be tailored to your exact needs. We work with you beforehand to ensure that every last detail is perfect,
"02.10.2015 15:40:01" youtube.com What to do with leftover wine Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros & Rudd’s London Shop, describes three simple ways to ensure your leftover wine doesn’t spoil. Learn more about win... What to do with leftover wine
Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros & Rudd’s London Shop, describes three simple ways to ensure your leftover wine doesn’t spoil. http://bit.ly/1MMZyNg
"02.10.2015 13:45:01" Timeline Photos Secondary statistics: Italy and Spain
Following on from our report on the secondary market for Burgundy, Fine Wine Sales Manager Matthew Tipping takes a look at sales of fine wine from Spain and Italy on BBX, our wine broking exchange; identifying t
"02.10.2015 08:07:08" Berry Bros. & Rudd's cover photo
"01.10.2015 15:52:34" Spanish Secrets Spanish Secrets During October we are celebrating all things Spanish. Join the Warehouse Shop team to discover some exciting and unusual wines from this varied country. We will have a fantastic selection of intriguing Spanish wines open for you to sample all day, gu
"29.09.2015 12:40:00" youtube.com Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine School We have been learning about wine for 300 years and there is nothing we love more than sharing that knowledge with our customers. Our Wine School events are d... Wine School: An Education
We have been learning about wine for 300 years and there is nothing we love more than sharing that knowledge with our customers. Our Wine School events are designed to be fun: there are no set rules, no right or wrong, just
"25.09.2015 10:16:01" Timeline Photos When it comes to grapes, should we go native? Yea
Following on from yesterday’s post advocating the use of international varietals, Oliver Barton argues that we should embrace the richness and diversity of indigenous grapes.
"24.09.2015 14:30:01" Timeline Photos If you’ve enjoyed this month’s focus on Italian wine, continue your education on the region with our new Wine School book, Exploring & Tasting Wine: A wine course with digressions. http://bit.ly/1irvcFZ
"24.09.2015 10:16:07" Timeline Photos When it comes to grapes, should we go native? Nay
In our ongoing series of debates on suitably vinous topics, Guy Davies defends the use of the so-called ‘international’ varieties, the jet-set of grapes that produce Ch. Margaux, Sassicaia and Opus O
"24.09.2015 08:22:33" beyondbespoke.co Bespoke | More than a Good Ordinary Claret | The BB Edit London's oldest wine and spirit merchant, Berry Bros. & Rudd revamp their 'Own Selection' wines and push the boundaries with producer partnerships. More.
"21.09.2015 15:15:01" Timeline Photos The rise of the Super Tuscans – and the response
In the second extract from our new book, Exploring & Tasting Wine, Chris Pollington – Italy Specialist – describes how the arrival of French grapes in Tuscany produced a clutch of new wines – and hel
"21.09.2015 12:20:09" Timeline Photos Our Wine Club members are receiving their September delivery this week. Find out more about the benefits of being a member: http://bit.ly/1gxqjtf
"20.09.2015 13:44:01" Timeline Photos In the manner of Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we have hidden 20 golden tickets in unmixed cases of Own Selection wine purchased during September. http://bit.ly/1iaKheH
"18.09.2015 15:30:02" youtube.com Which wine glass should I use? Continuing our series of wine-related micro-masterclasses, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, explains how the shap... Which wine glass should I use?
Continuing our series of wine-related micro-masterclasses, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, explains how the shape and size of a glass can affect a wine’s flavours and aroma
"17.09.2015 10:16:01" Timeline Photos On the range
Our Wine Buying Director, Mark Pardoe MW explains the thinking behind our restructured Own Selection, highlighting just a few of the changes to the range. http://bit.ly/1FiiZxx
To celebrate our new Own Selection range, we are giving yo
"14.09.2015 13:35:01" Timeline Photos To celebrate the launch of our new Own Selection wines we are inviting 20 customers and their guests to a lavish lunch in our inner sanctum, the Sussex Cellar, with Chairman Simon Berry. http://bit.ly/1iaKheH
"13.09.2015 13:53:01" Timeline Photos Whether you are starting to explore or building your experience, our book gives you the tools to recognise, remember and enjoy wine. http://bit.ly/1irvcFZ
"12.09.2015 12:15:00" Timeline Photos For the second installment of our Cellar Series we will be collaborating with Chelsea favourite Medlar, in our new Sussex Cellar: http://bit.ly/1hzCVS3
"10.09.2015 10:16:01" Timeline Photos Italy 2011: ripe and (almost) ready
As we release the 2011 vintage from Italy, Chris Pollington – Italy Specialist and Private Account Manager – reports on how the country’s various regions fared, and what you can expect from the wines. http://bit.l
"09.09.2015 10:45:02" Timeline Photos Italy 2015: The Grand Tour
Our 2015 range spans every compass point of the peninsula, takes in 13 vintages and introduces five new producers – testament to the thrilling world of Italian fine wine. http://bit.ly/1Ou3GBH
"08.09.2015 13:05:01" Timeline Photos Tomorrow we launch Italy 2015: The Grand Tour, which will showcase our exciting range of Italian fine wines for laying down, with a rich array of styles, flavours and price-points.
"08.09.2015 10:50:01" Timeline Photos To celebrate the re-launch of our new, beautifully designed own-label range, we are giving customers the chance to win a golden ticket to an exclusive event with our Chairman Simon Berry. http://bit.ly/1ihDyzQ
"07.09.2015 14:40:00" Timeline Photos Today is the launch of our much-anticipated Wine School book, Exploring & Tasting Wine: A wine course with digressions.
Whether you are starting to explore or building on existing knowledge, our book gives you the tools to recognise, remember and e
"05.09.2015 14:14:09" Mobile Uploads There are a range of wines on sale at our Warehouse Shop Food and Drink Festival today until 6pm.
"04.09.2015 15:30:01" youtube.com Understanding pudding wines Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Shop, clarifies the three main techniques of maximising the sugar content of grapes to ensure del... Understanding pudding wines:
Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Shop, clarifies the three main techniques of maximising the sugar content of grapes to ensure deliciously sweet pudding wines.
"04.09.2015 10:16:01" Timeline Photos Tomorrow we will be playing host to a Food and Drink Festival unlike any other – with local artisans, vinous masterclasses and an exclusive sale, all under one roof.
"02.09.2015 11:45:19" Timeline Photos To celebrate the re-launch of our new, beautifully designed own-label range, we are giving customers the chance to win a golden ticket to an exclusive event with our Chairman Simon Berry. http://bit.ly/1ihDyzQ
"26.08.2015 13:06:00" We are excited to offer our followers the chance to purchase our much-anticipated Wine School book, Exploring & Tasting Wine: A wine course with digressions, two weeks before general release – and with 10 percent off the cover price of £30.
"25.08.2015 10:45:01" On the table: Social Wine & Tapas
As part of our ongoing series inspecting London’s gastronomic offering, food writer Victoria Stewart escapes London’s drizzly pavements and settles in at Jason Atherton’s Social Wine & Tapas. http://bit.ly/1hDMrDP
"21.08.2015 15:30:01" youtube.com Bordeaux and Burgundy: the differences explained Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, describes how to differentiate between the wines of two of France’s most famous winemaking re... Bordeaux and Burgundy: the differences explained:
Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, describes how to differentiate between the wines of two of France’s most famous winemaking regions, and the factors influencing their u
"19.08.2015 14:45:17" Rum with Rob Rum with Rob I am delighted to say that we will be joined by spirits expert and Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead who will be showcasing our range of rums. The Caribbean boasts a long history of rum distilling, born of the sugar plantations that bega
"19.08.2015 10:44:05" Highlights from our Summer Sale:
The Sale season can seem overwhelming: with such an array of wines discounted to deliciously appealing prices, how does one pick and choose? In an attempt to guide you through our Summer Sale, our team of Wine Adviso
"14.08.2015 10:45:08" Into the Wilderness.
Following our début at Wilderness, our Creative Director Geordie Willis reports on a weekend soaking in culture under the Oxfordshire sun (and – of course – a dip in the lake). http://bit.ly/1TzDigw
"13.08.2015 09:07:37" Warehouse Shop Food & Drink Festival Warehouse Shop Food & Drink Festival On Saturday 5th September, we will be playing host to a Food and Drink Festival unlike any other – with local artisans, vinous masterclasses and an exclusive sale, all under one roof. In celebration of the county’s culinary treasures, our Festival wi
"07.08.2015 15:35:00" youtube.com What is rosé wine? In Berry Bros & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequently-searched questions about wine, Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at our... What is rosé wine?
In Berry Bros & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequently-searched questions about wine, Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at our London Shop, explains how rosé wines get their signature pink colour. h
"05.08.2015 10:45:06" On the simple art of decanting:
Elaborate swirls of crystal, paraphernalia reminiscent of secondary-school chemistry and studious pouring; decanting can seem a mysterious business. Here our Wine Club Manager Katie Cooper demystifies the art of the d
"30.07.2015 11:15:01" Join us at our London Shop today until 5pm to sample the seasonal and refreshing taste of Normandy Cidre and Poiré, paired with a selection of cheeses from Paxton & Whitfield
"30.07.2015 10:06:30" A Tour or Italy A Tour or Italy Join us at our Warehouse Shop in Basingstoke, Hampshire for a Tour of Italy. With an unrivalled gastronomic culture it is no surprise that Italy has some outstanding wines to match. We will be taking you on a journey through Italy’s viticultural trea
"28.07.2015 10:16:01" On the table: Brunswick House Café
This month food writer Victoria Stewart risks all on the A3036 in the name of gustatory goodness, hopping across the lanes at Vauxhall to visit Brunswick House Café – an intriguing Aladdin’s cave serving sensationa
"25.07.2015 15:01:00" youtube.com Which wines go with vegetarian food? In Berry Bros. & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most frequently-searched questions about wine, one of our Private Account Manage... Which wines go with vegetarian food?
In Berry Bros. & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most frequently-searched questions about wine, one of our Private Account Managers, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, recommends the best wines to
"23.07.2015 09:38:48" bbr.com Domaine Lyrarakis, Zazazu, Sparkling Wine, Crete - Buy now at Berry Bros. & Rudd's Online Wine Shop Domaine Lyrarakis, Zazazu, Sparkling Wine, Crete - Fashioned from Vilana (50%), Vidiano (35%), and the indigenous Cretan Muscat (15%), this medium sweet wine is a lot of fun. Though a tad under 50 g/l residu
"21.07.2015 09:45:36" eventbrite.co.uk SHAKE, RATTLE & STIR: A JOURNEY THROUGH NO.3 GIN WHAT? Streaky Gin hosts it's second installment of spirit tasting events. An atmospheric night of gin tasting, canapes and fun. We expect a full house ranging from 'Fine Spirit Connoisseurs' to those who wish to learn a little more about the backgrou
"20.07.2015 14:39:47" The King's Ginger Love show jumping? We're giving away two tickets to the London leg of the Global Champions Tour 2015 for the final day - Sunday 26 July.
To enter simply comment on the post below with the name of King Edward VII's horseless carriage which The King'
"20.07.2015 14:01:03" With delicious wines hand-picked by our buying team, our Wine Club is designed to ensure that you will always have a stock of excellent bottles to hand: http://bit.ly/1bZQMNR
"15.07.2015 10:16:02" A triptych from the Languedoc
Matthew Jones – Account Manager for our wholesale wing Fields, Morris & Verdin – recounts a three-day trip to the under-appreciated Languedoc, visiting three of the region’s most artful producers. http://bit.ly/1Smvvws
"10.07.2015 15:30:02" youtube.com Which wines go with meat? In Berry Bros. & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most frequently-searched questions about wine, one of our Private Account Manage... Which wines go with meat?
In Berry Bros. & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most frequently-searched questions about wine, one of our Private Account Managers, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, provides some simple tips on how to fin
"08.07.2015 12:25:02" Our Autumn and Winter events are now available to purchase. Take a look at our selection of exciting seasonal events: http://bit.ly/100pP70
"07.07.2015 13:48:50" Our range of Christmas hampers on display in our Townhouse today ensure that there is a perfect gift for everyone. #BBRChristmas
"06.07.2015 15:05:01" Our new calendar of events launches this week, which gives you the chance to learn about wine in a relaxed atmosphere with our Head of Wine School, Rebecca Lamont.
"30.06.2015 13:35:01" On the table: Medlar
Food writer Victoria Stewart continues her exploration of London’s culinary scene with an impeccable lunch at the elegant Medlar, a pristine spot on the King’s Road that punches above its Chelsea peers. http://bit.ly/1T0xXuI
"26.06.2015 15:30:02" youtube.com Which wines go with fish? Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, describes how to find just the right wine to pair with the myriad types of fish ... Which wines go with fish?
Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, describes how to find just the right wine to pair with the myriad types of fish and shellfish, and explains why Champagne and fish and chips are
"25.06.2015 10:57:20" Natural wine: yea
Felipe Carvallo – one of our Wine Advisors – defends the honour of the controversial ‘natural wine’ movement, espousing the idiosyncrasy of both the wines it has produced and their makers. What do you think? Let us know your though
"24.06.2015 14:40:01" We are excited to announce our new event space hidden beneath No.3 St James's Street. The Sussex Cellar will be used to host our new 'Cellar Series' in which the space will be taken over by a stellar line up of London restaurants. More details coming
"24.06.2015 10:16:03" Essential ingredients: summer seafood
In the second of our essential ingredients series, our Head Chef Stewart Turner provides a show-stopping recipe for baked brill with clam vinaigrette, and Demetri Walters MW – Sales Manager of our Private Wine E
"22.06.2015 14:35:01" Thank you to everyone who entered our #bbrsummer competition. Congratulations to the winning entry below, who has now been contacted.
Our summer mixed cases are still available to buy here: http://bit.ly/1QoOhCl
"20.06.2015 13:34:01" If you're at Bolesworth International this weekend, make sure you visit our The King's Ginger Horsebox for some delicious cocktails.
"19.06.2015 12:35:01" Today is your last chance to enter our #bbrsummer competition.
For a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection, capture the essence of your summer in a photo and upload it using the hashtag #bbrsummer by midnight tonight.
Full details of the co
"18.06.2015 13:02:39" now-here-this.timeout.com The most intriguing London underground spaces There's an amazing world beneath our pavements. We're featured in Time Out London's article of the most intriguing underground spaces in London.
"17.06.2015 15:20:01" The King's Ginger is teaming up with The Whisky Exchange to offer you the chance to create a personalised gift for Father's Day.
Furnells hand-engraving and signage specialists will be at The Whisky Exchange Shop at Vinopolis this Saturday 20th Jun
"17.06.2015 11:50:04" Where is the season taking you?
Capture the essence of your summer in a photo and upload using #bbrsummer, by midnight this Friday, to be in with a chance of winning our Essential Summer Collection.
Full details of the competition: http://bit.ly/
"15.06.2015 13:06:01" An equestrian extravaganza
In our final foray into the wines for partnering picnics, Gary Owen – Private Account Manager in our Fine Wine team – considers the vinous essentials for a day at the races. http://bit.ly/1C8mLTm
"13.06.2015 11:16:01" Where is the season taking you?
For a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection, capture the essence of your summer in a photo and upload using the hashtag #bbrsummer by midnight on Friday 19th June.
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8G
"12.06.2015 15:23:00" youtube.com Which wines go with Asian food? One of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, reveals how to select the perfect wines for Asian dishes, stressing the need to ... Which wines go with Asian food?
One of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, reveals how to select the perfect wines for Asian dishes, stressing the need to balance the weight and flavour of the food with that of the
"10.06.2015 12:14:01" Would you like the chance to win our Essential Summer Collection? http://bit.ly/1F1mXF2
Capture the essence of your summer in a photo and upload using the hashtag #bbrsummer by midnight on Friday 19th June.
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8G
"08.06.2015 11:15:03" A dance to the music of wine
As reviews of the season’s country operas start to fill the broadsheets, Simon Field MW – Champagne, Rhône and Spain Buyer – advises on the sustenance required to take you from overture to final bow: http://bit.ly/1JkjtU
"06.06.2015 12:10:01" Where is the season taking you?
Capture your summer in a photo and upload using the hashtag #bbrsummer for a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection: http://bit.ly/1F1mXF2
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8G
"04.06.2015 14:50:03" Summer libations: Pink & Ginger
In our ongoing series of spirited concoctions suited to summer drinking, Amanda Baxter reveals a recipe for the ultimate thirst-quencher using our Mauritian rum, the Pink & Ginger:
"04.06.2015 09:50:00" Today we are exploring some new additions to our range with our Master of Wine Catriona Felstead.
"03.06.2015 13:30:01" Where is the season taking you?
For a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection, capture the essence of your summer in a photo and upload using the hashtag #bbrsummer by midnight on Friday 19th June.
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8G
"01.06.2015 14:42:03" The best of tests.
In the fourth instalment of our series on the art of picnicking, Fergus Stewart from our Fine Wine team reports on a recent trip to the cricket at Lord’s, and the bottles that followed play: http://bit.ly/1LWP2RV
"30.05.2015 12:14:01" Where is the season taking you?
Capture your summer in a photo and upload using the hashtag #bbrsummer for a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection: http://bit.ly/1F1mXF2
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8G
"29.05.2015 15:16:01" youtube.com Which Champagne should I choose? Wine Advisor from Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Shop, Javier Peruena, lays bare the different styles of Champagne, be they dry or sweet, vintage or non-vintage... Which Champagne should I choose?
Wine Advisor from Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Shop, Javier Peruena, lays bare the different styles of Champagne, be they dry or sweet, vintage or non-vintage.
"29.05.2015 14:31:58" Lustau Join us at Berry Bros. & Rudd London Shop today from 12:00 - 5:00 for a tasting of Lustau 3 En Rama Spring 2015 #sherrylovers
"28.05.2015 10:16:01" Where is the season taking you?
Upload a photo of your summer using the hashtag #bbrsummer by midnight on Friday 19th June for a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection: http://bit.ly/1F1mXF2
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8G
"27.05.2015 14:45:02" Essential ingredients: asparagus
In the first of a new monthly feature on seasonal produce, our Head Chef Stewart Turner dishes up a simple asparagus starter, while Richard Veal from our Private Wine Events team suggests wines to partner the season’
"25.05.2015 15:16:03" A promenader’s picnic.
May heralds the booking process for the Proms and, with his tickets safely secured, Tom Cave – our Cellar Plan Manager – looks ahead to the season, making plans for essential pre-concert picnics: http://bit.ly/1epYMcX
"23.05.2015 10:20:01" Where is the season taking you?
Capture the essence of your summer in a photo using the hashtag #bbrsummer by midnight on Friday 19th June for a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection: http://bit.ly/1F1mXF2
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8
"20.05.2015 15:19:19" For London Wine Week wristband holders we have an exclusive, behind the scenes sale at No.3 St James's Street, with discounts of up to 40%.
"20.05.2015 13:06:03" Where is the season taking you?
Capture the essence of your summer in a photo using the hashtag #bbrsummer by midnight on Friday 19th June for a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection: http://bit.ly/1F1mXF2
Full details: http://bit.ly/1Fgdo8
"18.05.2015 15:11:02" A selection of wines that have been hand-picked by our buying team to be sent to our Wine Club members this week.
"16.05.2015 13:06:56" Where is the season taking you?
Capture the essence of your summer in a photo for a chance to win our Essential Summer Collection.
1. Capture the essence of your summer in a photo.
2. Post your picture on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the h
"15.05.2015 15:00:01" youtube.com What are the most common grape varieties? Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, sifts through more than 1,000 varieties to pick out the grapes most frequently used in winema... What are the most common grape varieties?
Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, sifts through more than 1,000 varieties to pick out the grapes most frequently used in winemaking, from Sauvignon Blanc to Syrah.
"14.05.2015 13:35:17" Where is the season taking you?
Whether a simple supper or the most decadent of outdoor feasts, a swift apéritif or total immersion in the cocktail hour, upload a photo of your summer season and submit it through the link below for a chance to win
"14.05.2015 10:35:12" London Wine Week Here's one of our event picks for next week. Be sure to book your place on the Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Tasting Games hosted by Rebecca Lamont. Tickets for this one off tasting are just £49 and availability is limited. More info and booking here - htt
"12.05.2015 16:40:01" Exclusively for London Wine Week:
On Friday 22nd we are hosting an interactive Wine School in our Pickering Cellar. The event will use games to help you improve your wine tasting skills. Contact email@example.com or find out more: http://bit.ly/1
"07.05.2015 13:04:03" A tasting of Monprivato Barolo.
David Berry Green – our Italy Buyer – recounts a recent vertical tasting of Giuseppe Mascarello e Figli’s single-vineyard Barolo, from the 7.12-hectare Monprivato, with vintages spanning 1990 to 2011: http://bit.ly/1R
"05.05.2015 12:13:36" Our new window display is in - what do you think?
"01.05.2015 14:28:01" youtube.com What's the difference between dry, medium and sweet wines? Continuing our series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequent queries about wine, Gary Owen, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers,... Continuing our series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequent queries about wine, Gary Owen, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, explains how timing is everything when it comes to determining the sweetness of a wine:
"28.04.2015 10:35:02" In the first of a series identifying a few of London’s finest eateries, food writer Victoria Stewart visits Portland, a restaurant born of two gastronomic princes – Will Lander (son of Jancis Robinson and Nick Lander) and Daniel Morgenthau: http://bi
"27.04.2015 15:53:13" Our London Shop at 3 St James's Street has changed little since it was opened in 1698.
"23.04.2015 11:28:01" Join us at our London Shop tomorrow from 12:30 to try a selection of our Sauvignon Blancs.
"21.04.2015 13:45:02" Down in the dirt:
In light of a recent study, Barbara Drew – Wine School Tutor – inspects the importance of bugs and bacteria when it comes to the controversial topic of terroir: http://bit.ly/1OBpgDl
"19.04.2015 15:02:24" A fantastic special report in this week's The Economist on the enduring power of families in business. You can download the podcast at http://econ.st/1dYle9j
"17.04.2015 16:30:02" youtube.com How can I tell when a wine is ready to drink? Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, contemplates the tricky proposition of how to tell when a wine is at its peak, factoring in e... Our Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, contemplates the tricky proposition of how to tell when a wine is at its peak, factoring in everything from the style of wine to the year in which the grapes are grown.
"15.04.2015 14:00:03" Sunshine Spritz:
As England bathes in the first hint of summer, our Spirits Expert Rob Whitehead champions the immensely refreshing, ever-so-trendy and suddenly-ubiquitous Aperol Spritz. http://bit.ly/1CMzGJp
"15.04.2015 12:00:01" Today we are exploring some new additions to our South Africa range with our South Africa Buyer Catriona Felstead MW.
"14.04.2015 13:10:27" Our question-and-answer session with our South Africa Buyer Catriona Felstead MW is now live.
Visit our Twitter page to ask any wine-related queries, from the most common grape varieties grown in South Africa to the nature of vintages south of the
"13.04.2015 12:53:29" Join our South Africa Buyer Catriona Felstead MW tomorrow, Tuesday 14th April, at 2pm when she takes to Twitter for a live question-and-answer session. http://bit.ly/1FNSGvJ
"10.04.2015 13:15:01" The 2014 wines (and their much awaited prices) haven’t yet been released, but our teams of experts have been tasting the wines and visiting the winemakers to get under the skin of the vintage. Read our vintage report, tasting notes and on-the-ground
"07.04.2015 12:36:43" In the first of our ‘re-postings’ of articles from our Number Three magazine, we republish a feature from 1992 on the history of the South African wine trade and its prospects in the wake of apartheid.
"06.04.2015 09:52:32" Our second team are flying out to Bordeaux this evening and we'll be following them for the next week. Check bbrblog.com for our ongoing commentary on the vintage #wine #bordeaux #berrybros
"05.04.2015 14:35:37" Daffodils, roast lamb, Rioja. Happy Easter everyone #wine #berrybros #scotland
"05.04.2015 12:11:33" Bordeaux 2014: ‘The best of the rest’
Geordie Willis – eighth-generation family member and Berry Bros. & Rudd Creative Director – recounts his first week tasting Bordeaux en primeur and the prospects of the 2014 vintage. http://bit.ly/1Gy5iZf #BDX20
"03.04.2015 15:42:52" Ch Giscours #wine #bordeaux #berrybros @emperorofhoxton
"03.04.2015 14:00:01" youtube.com A guide to different wine bottle shapes In our ongoing series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequent questions about wine, Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Sh... Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Shop, shows you how to tell the difference between Burgundy, Bordeaux and flute bottles, and why the shape of a bottle can tell you a great deal about the style of wine inside it.
"02.04.2015 15:19:28" Ch Latour, looking splendid this afternoon. It's been a long day of tasting #wine #bordeaux #berrybros
"02.04.2015 14:03:54" We are proud to announce the release of 2014 Miraval Rosé, whose famous owners – a certain Mr and Mrs Brad Pitt – have committed themselves to the upkeep of one of Provence’s most attractive estates. http://bit.ly/1BT5Tzw
"01.04.2015 09:19:03" Beautiful morning in Pauillac. Tasting at Ch Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande #wine #bordeaux #berrybros
"31.03.2015 14:30:01" Bordeaux 2014: A promising start.
Jonathan White sees true potential in the 2014 vintage and asks if things are finally looking up for the region. http://bit.ly/1EYC7Ko #BDX2014
"30.03.2015 14:20:10" Tasting at Ch Rauzan-Ségla, Margaux #wine #bordeaux #berrybros #margaux
"30.03.2015 09:30:01" A drink in the last-chance saloon?
Our Chairman Simon Berry reflects on the current state of en primeur, the quality of the 2014 vintage and what the future holds for the world of Claret post-Robert Parker. http://bit.ly/1G1sS1z
"30.03.2015 07:24:33" Ch Du Tertre, our home for the week #wine #bordeaux #margaux #berrybros
"27.03.2015 16:32:39" Join us in the London Shop this afternoon for a chocolate and wine tasting with Kokoh - just in time for Easter.
"25.03.2015 14:03:28" 1" miniature bottles commissioned for Queen Mary's Dolls' House in 1924. 1,200 bottles were all filled with the correct wine #wine #london #bordeaux #berrybros #history
"24.03.2015 13:50:59" From one year to the next: As vintners south of the equator are busy harvesting, Catriona Felstead MW considers the importance of vintage variation in sunnier climes. http://bit.ly/1HvZWfm
"24.03.2015 12:02:17" Just a week to go before we head to Bordeaux for an intensive week of tasting #wine #bordeaux #travel #berrybros
"21.03.2015 12:00:03" Jury service: Having enjoyed the privilege of adjudicating the recent Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition, Demetri Walters MW shares his impressions of three days spent blind tasting.
"20.03.2015 16:00:02" youtube.com How to tell if a wine is corked Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, tackles the thorny topic of how to judge if a newly-opened bottle has fallen fou... In the second video of our series of micro-masterclasses Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of our Private Account Managers, tackles the thorny topic of how to judge if a newly-opened bottle has fallen foul of cork taint.
"20.03.2015 14:42:34" The Pickering Cellar: a brick-by-brick account.
Barbara Drew, our Wine School Tutor, descends beneath No.3 St James’s to reveal the remarkable history of our Pickering Cellar.
"20.03.2015 09:45:17" Town and Country Wine Day Books, 1912 #wine #history #basingstoke #BerryBros
"19.03.2015 09:15:58" Empty bottles down in the Napoleon Cellar #wine #london #history #BerryBros
"18.03.2015 09:11:07" Our Wine School at 3 St James's Street is a relaxed way to develop your wine knowledge through our courses, tutored tastings and WSET programmes, whatever your current level of experience #wine #london #BerryBros
"17.03.2015 14:34:57" Burrata, agretti and chilli at Polpetto. Working lunch with @ruthieosborne #wine #food #london #berrybros
"16.03.2015 08:06:07" It would have been Anthony Berry's 100th birthday today. A great man and one of the true gentlemen of the wine trade #wine #london #history #berrybros
"14.03.2015 10:58:00" Objects of desire: our Chairman Simon Berry speaks to Hugh St Clair about his collection of decanters.
"13.03.2015 09:35:13" We're going to be opening one of these today. King's Liqueur from the 1930s, 'Green Ginger & Cognac Brandy', better known as King's Ginger today #wine #spirits #BerryBros #london #history
"12.03.2015 16:51:02" An audience with Álvaro Palacios: we sat down with the newly-crowned Decanter Man of the Year 2015 to talk vines, villages and “the whim of nature”.
"12.03.2015 11:14:50" B-Section, the oldest part of our historic cellars in St James's #wine #london #BerryBros #history
"11.03.2015 18:01:17" And from the mezzanine #wine #london #food #design #berrybros
"11.03.2015 18:00:41" A sneak preview of our new cellar in St James's... More details coming soon #wine #london #berrybros
"09.03.2015 09:50:42" The Long Room at 3 St James's Street #wine #food #london #berrybros
"06.03.2015 11:49:23" Our Friends and Family Wine Sale is officially open, with limited quantities of remarkable bottles at unmissable prices.
"06.03.2015 10:46:37" Today's lunch wines: Berry Bros. & Rudd United Kingdom Cuvée, Grand Cru, Mailly; 2011 Savennières, l'Enclos, Eric Morgat and 2009 Brunello di Montalcino #wine #london #berrybros
"05.03.2015 14:30:27" Saddleback, Turnips & Anchovy at Lyle's. Seriously good with Bulgarian Pinot #wine #london #food #berrybros @lowejames
"04.03.2015 09:39:47" Out on the van today with Kevan #wine #berrybros #london photo by @emperorofhoxton
"03.03.2015 13:49:10" Portand for lunch with @benjihawkins @c_sagerwilde @msagerwilde #wine #food #london #berrybros
"02.03.2015 08:11:20" The old and the new. Warehousing in Basingstoke #wine #basingstoke #berrybros
"27.02.2015 12:37:53" Next weekend we are holding an exclusive sale for friends and family, offering you extensive discounts that will simply not be available elsewhere. RSVP for access to this unique event.
"27.02.2015 07:55:54" Our old lift in St James's Street has never broken down. Which is more than can be said for the electric one #wine #london #berrybros
"26.02.2015 18:03:13" As we launch Rhône 2013: En Primeur, Simon Field MW looks at the history of our offering from the region.
"26.02.2015 10:57:38" From 1954 to 1994 we published a magazine called 'Number Three'; a twice-yearly publication designed to promote appreciation of wines and spirits and other aspects of good living against the traditional background of St James's. Over the coming month
"25.02.2015 18:50:12" Rhône Tasting tonight #wine #london #berrybros
"25.02.2015 14:22:27" Looking forward to our annual Rhône Tasting tonight at One Great George Street #wine #london #berrybros
"24.02.2015 20:19:55" Dinner at @thepalomar #wine #food #london #berrybros
"23.02.2015 18:33:54" Lunch wines with @minaholland and @victoriastewartpics. 2006 Janisson Baradon Conges, 2011 Condrieu, Domaine Christophe Pichon, 1989 Ch. Haut-Bages-Averous, Pauillac, William Pickering, 20 year-old Tawny Port #wine #london #berrybros
"20.02.2015 15:04:00" youtube.com How to Taste Wine In Berry Bros. & Rudd’s series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most frequently-asked questions about wine, our Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale M... In the first of our series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequently-asked questions about wine, Anne McHale MW explains how to taste wine.
"20.02.2015 08:14:48" Our Warehouse Shop in Basingstoke, Hampshire #wine #basingstoke #berrybros #spirits
"19.02.2015 16:23:48" You are cordially invited...
"19.02.2015 09:02:03" Another new label in the Berry Bros. & Rudd range. Our own-label Margaux comes from Ch. Brane-Cantenac. Expect a lifted nose of vibrant, blackcurrant fruit and perfectly-judged oak, with warming notes of sloes and wood-smoke on the finish. This is wh
"18.02.2015 18:32:55" Fancy a trip to the Mediterranean? So do we.
Join us on 7th March at Decanter's Mediterranean Fine Wine Encounter, where Demetri Walters MW from our Private Wine Events team is hosting a masterclass.
"18.02.2015 09:13:20" Our home for 317 years #wine #london #history #berrybros
"17.02.2015 09:22:30" St James's Park looking glorious this morning #wine #london #berrybros
"16.02.2015 11:59:27" The Napoleon Cellar at 3 St James's Street #wine #london #berrybros #food
"14.02.2015 12:30:00" Happy Valentine's Day #wine #london #berrybros #burgundy
"13.02.2015 17:50:00" A fine and frosty expedition: Nick Stewart from our Fine Wine team reports back on last week's trip to the Rhône.
"13.02.2015 11:21:17" Today's lunch wines. 2011 Condrieu, Domaine Christophe Pichon, 2009 Pommard 'Les Rugiens', 1er Cru, Domaine François Buffet, William Pickering, 20-Year-Old Tawny Port, Quinta do Noval #wine #london #berrybros
"12.02.2015 14:11:27" Three more new arrivals to our Own Label range. 2012 Bourgogne Rouge from Roche de Bellene, Amontillado and Fino from Emilio Lustau S.A #wine #berrybros #design
"11.02.2015 09:23:53" When Queen Mary's Dolls' House was built in the 1920s, Berry Bros. & Rudd was chosen to stock the miniature wine cellar. The 1,200 tiny bottles were individually filled with the best vintages of the day and then recorded in this miniature cellar book
"10.02.2015 15:04:11" Lunch wines. 2010 Ladoix, 1er Cru Les Gréchons, Sylvain Loichet, 2004 Sarget de Gruaud Larose, St Julien #wine #london #berrybros
"09.02.2015 11:11:18" The business card of Anthony Berry, 6th Generation and Chairman from 1964 - 1984 #wine #london #berrybros #history
"08.02.2015 15:20:11" Our first warehouse in Basingstoke, built in the 1960s #wine #berrybros #architecture
"07.02.2015 12:07:51" Wine art #wine #berrybros #london
"06.02.2015 16:44:00" About Us: A Passion Shared Whatever your budget, occasion or interest, it’s our intention as wine merchants to find something to surprise you – in a good way, naturally. This is what B... Whatever your budget or level of knowledge, sharing our passion is at the heart of what we do.
"06.02.2015 10:12:08" No.3 St James's Street, 1930s. Every day we strive to live our values of quality, authority, service, integrity and constant progress #wine #london #history #berrybros
"05.02.2015 14:58:58" Lamb sweetbread, squash, cavolo nero, bacon & spiced almonds. Perfect winter fodder @vinoteca_london #wine #food #london #berrybros
"04.02.2015 17:50:00" The man behind the magazine: we caught up with John Stimpfig, the new Editorial Content Director at Decanter, to discuss all things vinous.
"04.02.2015 09:12:23" 'B Section', the oldest part of our historic cellars in St James's. We have been proud to call this home for over 300 years #wine #history #london #berrybros
"03.02.2015 16:13:31" Lunch at Dabbous discussing this year's photography requirements with @emperorofhoxton @paolacarosella accompanied by some very interesting Hungarian wine #wine #london #dabbous #berrybros #food
"03.02.2015 15:48:39" This week our Fine Wine team are tasting the 2013 wines in the Rhône.
Today they have been to Domaine Combier where the Clos des Grives particularly impressed, as did Syrah the labrador.
"02.02.2015 15:12:43" Lunch wines. 2012 Pouilly-Fumé from Grebet and 2009 Pinot Noir from Rolly Gassmann #wine #london #berrybros #alsace #loire
"01.02.2015 11:03:20" The weighing ledgers at No3. Famous figures include Lord Byron, the Royal Dukes and Beau Brummell #wine #history #london #berrybros
"31.01.2015 09:01:49" The Parlour at No3 St James's Street #wine #london #history #berrybros
"30.01.2015 16:32:13" Lunch wines in the Long Room #wine #berrybros #london
"20.01.2015 17:48:00" The sipping forecast - part one
Some of our producers report on the 2014 vintage in Italy.
"13.01.2015 17:26:56" Our 2013 Burgundy Tasting is in full flow - look out for Anne McHale MW's highlights tomorrow.
"13.01.2015 12:58:33" Damian Carrington on two of South Africa's most characterful producers.
"12.01.2015 17:55:01" Burgundy 2013: a turbulent vintage produced a small crop of rewarding wines.
"08.01.2015 16:50:56" What should you be drinking in 2015?
Tom Cave inspects which Burgundy vintages are ready to be dusted off and enjoyed over the coming months.
"07.01.2015 18:01:01" Then and now: Anne McHale MW looks at the Burgundy of 1931 versus the region as we know it today.
"07.01.2015 13:01:00" Prices drop for Burgundy 2013: The Drinks Business interview our Burgundy Director Jasper Morris MW.
"06.01.2015 17:13:57" New World order: introducing Catriona Felstead MW
"05.01.2015 17:53:00" In part five of her series on food and wine matching, Susie Carter looks at the perfect partners for spicy dishes.
"05.01.2015 01:52:00" Cover Photos Photograph: Joakim Blockstrom
"02.01.2015 12:48:01" The buyers' review: 2014
Members of our buying team look back on their favourite bottles from the year gone by.
"01.01.2015 17:46:03" Which bottles should you be bringing up from the cellar in 2015?
Tom Cave is here to tell you: this week he looks at Bordeaux.
"31.12.2014 13:26:00" Burgundy 2013: Jasper Morris MW's vintage report
"30.12.2014 12:58:01" Olivier Bernstein on being a winemaker
"29.12.2014 17:30:00" Benjamin Leroux on the philosophy of winemaking
"28.12.2014 12:54:00" Burgundy's Great Whites: Clos des Quarts
"27.12.2014 17:30:04" The 'unmissables' from our January Sale, recommended by those in the know.
"25.12.2014 13:30:01" Happy Christmas from everyone at Berry Bros. & Rudd.
"23.12.2014 17:44:42" 1921 Veuve Clicquot and 1870 Ch. Margaux? Um - yes, please.
"22.12.2014 13:04:02" Jasper Morris MW recalls moments in the cellars of Burgundy, tasting the wines which continue to captivate him. http://bit.ly/1sPQdZq
"19.12.2014 16:35:46" In the final chapter in our series on the modish (and tasty) bottles to drink this Christmas, we look to the New (New) World http://bit.ly/1v0DmDN
"19.12.2014 13:01:19" Last-minute shopping? Panic not: order by midnight tomorrow for guaranteed delivery in time for Christmas.
"18.12.2014 17:09:07" Today we look to Italy and Spain for the perfect bottles to sip alongside your festive feast. http://bit.ly/1xriQms
"17.12.2014 18:06:03" Alsace, Austria and Germany: Laura Atkinson tells you where to get the best Blaufränkisch and most regal Riesling.
"16.12.2014 17:25:21" Adam Holden looks to the South of France for excitement and intrigue - at reasonable prices. http://bit.ly/1uTjpzq
"15.12.2014 17:15:23" This week we are looking at the fashionable bottles for festive quaffing - today from Beaujolais, Champagne and the Loire.
"12.12.2014 13:07:16" Christmas wouldn't be the same without a bottle of Claret adorning the festive table.
Here Philip Moulin explains why Claret is essential for Yuletide celebrations and suggests a few bottles to uncork over the coming days.
"11.12.2014 12:42:12" Demetri Walters MW offers an alternative selection for furnishing the festive table.
"09.12.2014 17:29:13" Following a trip to Burgundy, Damian Carrington reports back on the best places in London to drink the region's wines.
"09.12.2014 12:52:01" Do you fancy fine wine this Christmas?
Would you rather not pay full price?
Welcome to our Ten-Case Countdown: today we are offering 20 percent off limited quantities of classic bottles.
"08.12.2014 17:34:07" There is nothing like a bit of Krug at Christmas.
Gary Owen recounts a remarkable tasting with the remarkable Mr Olivier Krug.
"05.12.2014 13:08:12" Last but not least in our festive series, Tom Cave (our Cellar Plan Manager) takes you through the bottles that will be brightening his seasonal celebrations.
"04.12.2014 13:02:01" On day three of our series examining the seasonal line-up for Berry Bros. & Rudd staffers, our Head Chef Stewart Turner enjoys a truly gourmet Christmas Day.
(Without his Michelin-star skills, we fear ours won't quite match up.)
"03.12.2014 13:12:35" Yesterday it was Christmas in Dorset with Katie Cooper, today we visit the Pardoe household, home to our illustrious Buying Director and an array of admirable bottles.
"02.12.2014 16:55:45" Our Christmas Reception is in full flow, with the brass sounding, and the wine and spirits pouring - not to mention delights from chocolate to cheese from our coveted list of food producers.
"02.12.2014 13:35:21" This week we are looking at how the festive season will be shaping up for members of the Berry Bros. & Rudd staff.
Today read all about our Wine Club Manager Katie Cooper's Christmas plans, and - most importantly - what she'll be drinking.
"01.12.2014 13:11:10" This lunchtime delve into the world of dairy with Susie Carter's mouth-watering guide on pairing wine and cheese.
"28.11.2014 12:38:48" Your last chance: win a ticket to a sake masterclass in our cellars.
Just tell us the name of our exceptional Head Chef.
"27.11.2014 13:10:21" As Wine Club members across the country receive their cases, Martin Hudson MW discusses the delights awaiting those with a Napoleon Red Case landing on their doorstep, including bottles by the mesmerising Château Musar.
"26.11.2014 18:00:01" Franciacorta is a far cry from the Prosecco for which Italy is famed.
"25.11.2014 16:58:29" Seeking the truth about sake?
Win a ticket to our exclusive, sold-out masterclass by messaging us with the name of our illustrious Head Chef.
"25.11.2014 12:47:42" Eastern ambition: Jasper Morris MW reports on China's wine industry
"24.11.2014 17:42:17" Keeping a friend or relative's wine rack stocked with top-notch bottles is bound to please.
Plus, when you gift a Wine Club membership this Christmas, you will receive £50 just for you. Cheers to that.
"21.11.2014 17:35:02" Join us in the Warehouse Shop on 3rd December for a tasting of 25 sparkling wines, including Pol Roger and Gusbourne Estate.
"21.11.2014 13:54:56" Beyond the Barossa: following a trip to Australia, Jessica Poon reports back on the varied wines and terroir of this amazing country.
"20.11.2014 13:14:10" In flagrante collecto: read part two of Ronnie Cox's piece on collecting rare and unique spirits.
"19.11.2014 17:25:33" In his latest post Ronnie Cox, our spirits specialist, examines the collectors' market for whisky.
Part two to follow tomorrow.
"18.11.2014 17:35:14" Snowballs and sleighs, wicker hampers and wooden cases, Claret and Port: Christmas is here.
"18.11.2014 16:57:05" Thank you to all who entered our competition to win tickets to this weekend's Wine Festival Winchester, the winner has now been contacted.
If you missed out tickets are still available to buy for Saturday and Sunday.
"18.11.2014 13:48:17" What does the future look like for Burgundy? Matthew Tipping examines a region and industry in the throes of change.
"14.11.2014 17:40:19" Last week members of our Fine Wine team enjoyed a trip to the heart of Burgundy ahead of our annual offer. Here they are with Jasper Morris MW (our Burgundy Director) in Vosne-Romanée.
Look out for a post from Matthew Tipping next week.
"14.11.2014 13:20:00" Your last chance to win tickets to Wine Festival Winchester.
What did our Warehouse Shop start out as in life?
Clue: wines used to be shipped in cask...
"14.11.2014 11:29:05" Instruction for oenophiles: the new rules for wine
"13.11.2014 17:30:44" Win tickets to Wine Festival Winchester!
Just tell us the answer to the following question:
What did our Warehouse Shop start out as in life?
"13.11.2014 13:30:04" An extraordinary tasting of the Penfolds wines from the remarkable 1990 vintage - part two.
"12.11.2014 17:46:07" In the first of a two-part series, Stuart Rae from our Fine Wine team explains the extraordinary pleasure – and precious knowledge – derived from a rare tasting of Penfolds’ fêted 1990 vintage
"11.11.2014 18:00:04" Are you looking for something to brighten up next weekend?
We are giving away a pair of tickets to Wine Festival Winchester, run by the brilliantly talented Susie and Peter of Saturday Kitchen fame.
For a chance to win, message us the answer to the
"11.11.2014 13:45:01" Dining at your desk?
Damian Carrington mourns the loss of the business lunch, and looks at the best spots to rediscover the benefits of a lunchtime excursion.
"11.11.2014 12:30:06" Tom Cannavan picks the 2011 Rara Neagra by Purcari Estate as his wine of the week - 'Pinot meets Sangiovese meets Malbec'
"08.11.2014 11:00:06" The power of restraint: we take a look at Constantia Glen and their 'exceedingly elegant' wines.
"07.11.2014 17:02:52" This Friday evening, explore the fascinating and unique world of Cava. We spoke to Sabina Grino about the exemplary estate Raventós i Blanc. http://bit.ly/1GxKQYa
"04.11.2014 17:15:42" In our latest food and wine matching blog, we look at the wonderfully seasonal topic of pairing wine with game birds. http://bit.ly/10ijwM2
"31.10.2014 17:30:00" The reign in Spain: Our Spain buyer Simon Field MW reflects on the multifaceted appeal of wines from this great nation, its gathering momentum on the global market, and the regional producers to keep an eye on. http://bit.ly/1wN2uk9
"29.10.2014 18:07:21" Oenophiles, rejoice! Our new Calendar of Events for spring and summer 2015 has been released. Join us for lunch, dinner or a tasting soon.
"27.10.2014 19:00:01" A very English expedition: members of the Berry Bros. & Rudd team visit Gusbourne Estate.
"24.10.2014 16:21:26" Peter Rabbit may have been put to bed with a spoonful of chamomile tea, but we would much rather have a sip of 'Mr Tod's Redemption'.
"21.10.2014 18:00:01" beyondbespoke.co Six great British whiskies for winter | The BB Edit From Haig to Talisker, The BB Edit brings you six great British whiskies for winter. Find out more. As the tail-end of Hurricane Gonzalo whistles through Britain, it is the perfect time to sit back and nurture a glass of your favourite single malt.
Beyond Bespoke have recommended our own-label 1988 Littlemill as one of their top whiskies for winter
"21.10.2014 13:47:11" Charles Dickens said, "Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life."
Edwin Dublin, Assistant Manager of our London Shop, most certainly agrees.
"17.10.2014 11:33:55" Today heralds the launch of our annual Spanish offer. With more producers, remarkable variety and exceptional value, The Golden Route has never looked better.
"16.10.2014 11:16:57" Tasting his way through Rioja and Ribera del Duero, Martyn Rolph, a member of our Fine Wine team, reports back on the vinous delights to be found in the Iberian peninsula.
"15.10.2014 13:19:32" What is it that raises a restaurant above mediocrity?
Damian from Fields, Morris and Verdin deliberates what elevates an eatery to Michelin-star greatness in his latest post.
"14.10.2014 18:00:00" for Simon A portrait (in 3,968 wine corks) of Simon Berry, wine merchant and chairman of Berry Bros. & Rudd. http://www.bbr.com Created for Completely London magazine http://www.kfh.co.uk "Simon"… Watch Scott Gundersen create this remarkable portrait of our Chairman, Simon Berry, from 3,968 corks for Completely London.
"14.10.2014 12:44:38" Do you want to work for Britain's oldest wine and spirit merchants? We are looking for a Social Media Co-ordinator. bit.ly/1wyXYW2
"10.10.2014 16:05:04" bbrblog.com What to drink with chicken The first time I really became aware of the nuances of food and wine matching was at a friend’s Chardonnay tasting. We compared six different bottles which varied greatly in style from a rather austere Chablis to a full-on Aussie blockbuster. Afterwa Cooking this weekend? We investigate the best wines to go with chicken, from Burgundian Chardonnay to Italian Barbera. Click through for food writer Susie Carter's recipe for baked chicken thighs.
"06.10.2014 14:12:05" A whisky drinker's rum? Doug McIvor, our Spirits Manager, talks us through Berry Bros. & Rudd's premium rum. Penny Blue Mauritian Rum, which is aged in a variety of casks including whisky and Cognac, does not have sugar added before bottling, unlike
"01.10.2014 16:01:19" Exclusive Champagne Offer
From 1st October 17th November we are offering 20 percent off the single bottle price of Ruinart’s ‘R’ de Ruinart, Rosé and Blanc de Blancs. The offer is only available in our London or Warehouse Shop and not online. Limited
"30.09.2014 11:00:01" Berry Bros. & Rudd in Newmarket
Join our Masters of Wine and Wine Buyers at our Newmarket Portfolio Tasting on 23rd October in The Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket.
We have selected 28 wines to show during the evening, and our experts will be on hand t
"29.09.2014 14:19:08" bbrblog.com Small writ large: artisan Champagne - Berry Bros. & Rudd Rudd Wine Blog Buying trips to Champagne used to involve jackets, ties, polished small talk and exquisite sales pitches (from the Champenois, that is to say, rather than our buying team). It was all rather magnificent and all rather like Bordeaux. Dinner at, say, M Buying trips to Champagne used to involve jackets, ties, polished small talk and exquisite sales pitches. Our visits these days are rather more diverse and ultimately rather more rewarding. With small growers making artisan Champagnes that often riva
"27.09.2014 10:05:22" We're delighted to be at Three Wine Men in beautiful York next to the Minster. Come and see us on table 2!
"25.09.2014 11:54:08" www.bbr.com Upcoming Events - The Warehouse Shop in Basingstoke, Hampshire Details of upcoming events in the Warehouse Shop located in Basingstoke, Hampshire. To celebrate Wine Club Week, join our Wine Cub Manager Katie Cooper in the Warehouse Shop this evening to taste some delicious Wine Club wines and discus all things vinous. http://www.bbr.com/about/events-warehouse-shop
"24.09.2014 10:41:30" No.3 cocktail competition: Round two in London If you are wondering where are the best bars to enjoy a No.3 Gin cocktail in London, look no further than these brilliant creations that were shortlisted to round two; we have City Social, HIX Soho and Hawksmoor Spitalfields. Huge congratulations to There we have it: the best places in London to sip a No.3 Gin cocktail: Hix, Hawksmoor and City Social.
"22.09.2014 14:27:37" It's Wine Club Delivery Week this week. With delicious cases delivered to almost 1000 addresses, what are you excited about?
"19.09.2014 11:40:02" Misunderstood and under-appreciated, the wines of Alsace are fabulous with food but it can be hard to guess what’s behind the label. Here, Wine School's latest recruit Isabelle Tan explores the region.
"18.09.2014 13:31:08" bbrblog.com How to match Champagne with food - Lunch & Learn 4 - Berry Bros. & Rudd Rudd Wine Blog When most people hear the word Champagne they think of canapés and receptions, parties and aperitifs – but as well as being an excellent celebration wine and the perfect start to an elegant evening, Champagne is one of the most versatile food wines a "Champagne is fantastic for matching with food: it's highly acidic, with the grapes growing in a cold climate and being picked a little earlier than those used for still wine, and as a result, the wine is tart and mouthwatering, ideal for cleansing y
"18.09.2014 11:40:00" You might be reading this while tucking into an al-desko sandwich, but don’t let that stop you contemplating more luxurious fare. For day four of our Lunch & Learn series, Wine School’s Barbara Drew explores the potential of Champagne as a superb foo
"17.09.2014 11:40:03" Become a wine buff in your lunch-hour with our series of education pieces from the experts. Today, Martin Hudson MW brings you up to speed on the brave new world of emerging wine regions.
"16.09.2014 13:07:31" Left Bank versus Right Bank Bordeaux – Lunch & Learn 2
Spotting the difference between these two statesman like areas of Bordeaux doesn't require MW-level knowledge (although it helps). This lunchtime, we asked Anne McHale MW to give us a guide to te
"15.09.2014 14:25:12" Every lunchtime this week we’ll be posting tips and tricks from the experts to help you get more from your glassful. First up, head of Wine School Becky Lamont demystifies the art of wine tasting.
"13.09.2014 11:55:21" The Berry Bros. & Rudd team before today's Bordeaux Marathon, raising money for SANDS. Best of luck to all running #Berrybros #Bordeaux #Marathon #Winemerchants #Charity
"10.09.2014 09:44:06" Thank-you, The Gin Garden and Kew Gardens for such a lovely summer of amazing cocktails in a stunning location...over 7,000 delicious drinks served up! Timeline Photos Did you visit The Gin Garden to sip our No.3 Gin?
"09.09.2014 11:11:22" Our new window displays evoke the rarity and value of fine wine (and have been getting some attention from passers-by).
"08.09.2014 10:14:21" bbrblog.com Tasting Champagne’s terroir - Berry Bros. & Rudd Rudd Wine Blog A recent whistle-stop tour of 15 Champagne producers in three days re-affirmed to me just how different Champagnes can be. However, what shone through all of the producers, villages and styles I visited was a sense of terroir and individuality – espe What better way to start the week than by exploring Champagne? Champagne specialist Edwin Dublin looks at the wonderful way that the wine is affected by where it is grown and how it is made.
"02.09.2014 13:47:22" David Berry Green, our Italy buyer, tastes ahead of the Grand Tour tasting this evening.
"01.09.2014 13:32:11" In our new series, food writer Susie Carter takes a look at which wines pair most successfully with some of our favourite foods. http://bit.ly/1x0YsJ8
"29.08.2014 11:00:01" bbrblog.com Berry Bros & Rudd's new Reserve range The Berrys’ Own Selection range is having a face-lift. Smarter labels and packaging, some new wines and changes to the structure of the range will all begin to be instigated during the next year. This weekend, discover the rationale behind choosing our new Reserve Red, White and Rosé.
"29.08.2014 10:10:23" bbrblog.com Berry Bros & Rudd's new Reserve range The Berrys’ Own Selection range is having a face-lift. Smarter labels and packaging, some new wines and changes to the structure of the range will all begin to be instigated during the next year. This weekend, discover the rationale behind choosing our new Reserve Red, White and Rosé.
"23.08.2014 11:34:41" All ready to pour a range of delicious wines at the Oxford Wine Festival, under the watchful eye of Robert Cecil, in the Union debating rooms.
"21.08.2014 11:37:12" Follow Vanessa from our Hong Kong office on her tour of Piedmont, visiting producers and tasting the wonderful wines they make. http://bit.ly/1pT4zcU
"15.08.2014 12:28:30" Join us on 15th September 2014 for an unprecedented Wine Club tasting in the beautiful Long Room at Lord’s Cricket Ground. Explore the wines available in our popular Wine Club and talk to experts about the wines and WIne Club itself. http://bit.ly/1r
"11.08.2014 13:31:19" Our photographer, Simon Peel, visited one of our local vineyards to photograph and report on how the English vintage is progressing in 2014. See his photographs from Coates & Seely here: http://bit.ly/XcJYpR
"07.08.2014 14:51:33" Celebrate Friday with a cocktail tasting courtesy of The King's Ginger. Sample the delicious drink with refreshing mixers from Fever-Tree Sicilian Lemonade and Aspall (The official page) cider, at our London Shop 12.30pm – 5.30pm.
"06.08.2014 08:57:03" Is this England's highest cellar? There's (fine wine) treasure on an unnamed 1,800-foot summit, buried by our esteemed Cellar Plan Manager, who knows a thing or two about setting wine aside for future drinking. http://bit.ly/1nMG5BM
"01.08.2014 13:21:37" Tunbridge Wells Portfolio Tasting, August 2014
Join us on Thursday 14th August 2014 at the Corn Exchange in Tunbridge Wells for our regional portfolio tasting. Tickets are nearly sold out so buy them now to avoid disappointment.
"30.07.2014 11:35:21" Look out for No.3 Gin at The Charles Dickens Museum's event this Friday: The Gin Library.
"Step back in time and dazzle your taste buds with expert gin tastings in the original Victorian kitchens, craft your own handmade notebook and soak up the atm
"30.07.2014 08:47:16" Time to take some THYME OUT! A delicious combination of No.3 Gin
with cardamom, lemon and pink grapefruit juice, creme de peche and lemon thyme for just £9 as part of the LCC Goodge Street's Gin of the Week featuring No.3 Gin! They also offer classic Timeline Photos LCC Goodge Street's Gin of the Week features No.3 Gin this week! This cocktail sounds right up our street...
"24.07.2014 13:37:18" bbrblog.com Sager and Wilde - a wine interview What inspired Sager & Wilde and can you tell us a bit about the philosophy behind it? We had the idea four years ago when we were both studying for our WSET exams. It was almost impossible to drink the fine wines we were reading about without buying The lovely Charlotte Sager-Wilde (somehow) found time to talk to us about the phenomenal success of Sager & Wilde, the most exciting wine region in the world right now and what's chilling in her fridge... http://bbrblog.com/2014/07/24/sager_and_wilde
"18.07.2014 15:50:05" Number 2 on the Kitchen Goddess Top Ten Summer Cocktail List is Pineapple Charlie by No.3 Gin
Share with your cocktail crazy friends x Timeline Photos
"17.07.2014 11:40:20" Did someone say heatwave? It's definitely chilled cider weather, so call in to Paxton & Whitfield (93 Jermyn St) for some of our Normandy Poiré and Cidre, available until 5.30pm.
"17.07.2014 09:55:13" Cue back-slapping, cork-popping and much celebration: we were thrilled to be awarded three of the "Wine World's Oscars" last night.
"16.07.2014 11:07:35" Attention wine quiz fans! For your last chance to win a bottle of wine from our Summer 2014 brochure, just tell us which famous wine region is captured in this Jason Lowe photograph? (Clue: it has been producing wine for even longer than Berry Bros.
"15.07.2014 13:22:53" bbrblog.com Win tickets to Wine School - Berry Bros. & Rudd Rudd Wine Blog For those who really love their wine – and it seems safe to assume that, as you’re reading this, you do – there is little better than indulging your interest at an event held in our historic cellars. Knowing that wine has been stored, poured and enjo There's still time to win tickets to wine school... Get your entries in by 5pm today. Details here:
"15.07.2014 09:54:32" bbrblog.com Burgundy hail storm - 2014 vintage What job could be more wonderful than the life of a vigneron in Volnay? It’s hard to imagine a better outdoor existence than this. Except… at least six times since the millennium the unfortunate growers have been struck by hail: 2001, 2004, 2008 were To net, or not to net...? As Burgundy is, once again, hit by hail, Jasper Morris MW weighs up the options for the struggling wine-makers: http://bbrblog.com/2014/07/15/hail_burgundy/
"10.07.2014 08:34:03" bbrblog.com Cider, perry and cheese Normandy is a wonderful region, with a coastline consisting – for the most part – of long low dunes, lapped by the Channel, and dotted with lush meadows. Its bucolic farmland is famed for both its cheese and apples: a feast of cultural heritage and g Join us at No.3 St James's today from 12 noon for a rather special tasting of Cidre, Poire and cheese from renowned cheesemonger Paxton and Whitfield. http://bbrblog.com/2014/07/07/cidre/
"09.07.2014 08:46:43" www.bbr.com Calendar of Wine Dinners, Wine Tastings & Wine Events - Berry Bros. & Rudd Berry Bros and Rudd organises a wide variety of Wine Events, Tastings and Dinners. View here our Calendar of Events Win tickets to Wine School!
To celebrate the launch of our Autumn/Winter events calendar (it’s bigger and better than ever before – go to bbr.com/events for more), we’re giving away a pair of tickets to Lunch & Learn (the best possible way to spend
"04.07.2014 14:13:46" In your penultimate chance to win a bottle from our Summer offer, we invite you to identify this wine region. One of the correct answers will receive a free bottle from the collection: this time a robust red perfect for a barbecue.
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"03.07.2014 10:16:53" Today at No.3: a delicious tasting of Normandy Cidre Brut du Pays d’Auge, Poiré (pear cider) and cheese from our friends Paxton & Whitfield. Come in and sample from 12 to 6pm.
"03.07.2014 08:26:23" With summer days comes summer food... and wine. We at Berry Bros. & Rudd are drinking Picpoul de Pinet: perfect with asparagus or seafood. http://bit.ly/BBRpicpoul
"03.07.2014 02:17:00" Timeline Photos With summer days comes summer food... and wine. We at Berry Bros. & Rudd are drinking Picpoul de Pinet: perfect with asparagus or seafood. http://bit.ly/BBRpicpoul
"26.06.2014 16:18:52" This evocative image, shot by renowned photographer Jason Lowe for our summer brochure, captures the character of the wine region (if not the elegance of the wine). But where was it taken?
Correct answers will be entered into a draw to win a bottle
"20.06.2014 11:00:00" Latest Exclusive Facebook Offer
Reduced Claret In Bond
We’re offering six-bottle cases of 2009 Ch. Langoa Barton, St Julien, in bond at a one-off price of £237. We only have 5 cases available at this price, so please be quick.
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"19.06.2014 08:48:42" Have you guessed the wine region in this picture yet?
Correct answers will be entered into a draw to win a big, bold bottle of barbecue red.
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"17.06.2014 13:51:54" Can you guess which wine region is pictured? This is just one of several brilliant images shot for our summer brochure by leading photographer Jason Lowe. Correct answers will be entered into a draw to win a big, bold bottle of barbecue red.
"17.06.2014 06:26:00" Timeline Photos Can you guess which wine region is pictured? This is just one of several brilliant images shot for our summer brochure by leading photographer Jason Lowe. Correct answers will be entered into a draw to win a big, bold bottle of barbecue red.
"16.06.2014 12:51:38" Have you discovered En Rama Sherry? The freshest of the fresh, En Rama brings us as close as possible to tasting the wine directly from the cask. It was also the most popular wine with customers at Wine Car Boot last week. Try it for yourself: http:/
"13.06.2014 11:00:01" Today’s Exclusive Facebook Offer
25% discount on 12-bottle cases of 2012 Gavi di Gavi from Roberto Sarotto, Piedmont, available for £100 (on bbr.com for £133.44) as well as free standard UK delivery (usually £7.50). We only have 10 cases available
"12.06.2014 08:33:37" Mixing the best martinis in London
Maurizio Schiavone has been refining his craft at Dukes Bar, London, home to the capital’s best martinis and some of its bartending greats, for seven years. We learn the secret to serving perfect cocktails. http:/
"10.06.2014 08:24:42" Win a £1000 Case of Mature Claret when you review on bbr.com.
Whilst our wines come with our expert buyers’ seal of approval, genuine customer recommendations are praise indeed and a sure sign that something is worth experiencing.
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"06.06.2014 11:00:01" Today’s Exclusive Facebook Offer
24% discount on a single bottle of 2008 Ermitage Rouge, Le Méal from Michel Chapoutier, available for £100 (on bbr.com for £131). We only have 15 bottles available at this price, so please be quick.
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"03.06.2014 08:40:31" We've been following the growing season at boutique English wine producer Gusbourne Estate. At this time of year, the wine harvested last autumn is bottled, and the sparkling wines begin secondary fermentation. Winemaker Charlie Holland brings us up
"30.05.2014 11:00:00" Today’s Exclusive Facebook Offer
For the first time ever we are offering 10 six-bottle cases of our renowned bestseller Good Ordinary Claret at £7.50 per bottle (usually £9 per bottle) as well as complimentary home delivery (usually £7.50).
"30.05.2014 08:00:00" Over the next few months, we’ll be trying something new: Exclusive Offers for our brilliant Facebook community. These products and discounts won’t be available in our shops or website – you’ll need to order directly through Facebook, so keep your eye
"28.05.2014 14:14:22" The paint is dry, the stock has arrived... we are just days away from opening the doors to our new Warehouse Shop. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1osNgA0
"23.05.2014 16:32:14" Our Burgundy lover's bible Inside Burgundy: The Annual Report has won Best Digital Wine Book in the World at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Read more about the book: http://bit.ly/1hyqG2H
"22.05.2014 13:30:21" No.3 Gin Our 'Gin & Tonics' bar at Kew Gardens with The Gin Garden is shaping up nicely...more details soon! We look forward to sipping No.3 Gin at Kew Gardens soon.
"21.05.2014 10:31:32" As a wine merchant with a past rooted in coffee, we can’t help but find the new trend for coffee and wine matching fascinating. Read more here: bit.ly/1oe242Y
"13.05.2014 12:19:55" bbrblog.com The art and craft of the bartender - Berry Bros. & Rudd Rudd Wine Blog London’s Shoreditch has become a Mecca for cocktail “Specialists”, cocktail “Creators”, “Mixologists”, and a plethora of other names which describe what is now not only an art but also a bone fide and admirable profession. From the white-jackets of St James’s to the beards-and-baseball-caps of Shoreditch, Ronnie Cox, our spirits specialist, ponders the evolving art of the bartender.
"09.05.2014 09:24:42" Sherry may have swung back into fashion recently, but have you ever tasted it En Rama? You'll need to move fast:
"06.05.2014 13:29:04" Absolutely chuffed...Thank you the ISC for awarding us our third consecutive Gold Medal ! Timeline Photos Congratulations No.3 Gin for winning a Gold Medal at the International Spirits Challenge for the third year in a row.
"01.05.2014 14:52:22" Excitement builds for the Penfolds launch of Bin 170 tonight, with one of our windows dedicated to the famed Australian producer. The launch returns Penfolds to England – the birthplace of founder Dr. Christopher Rawson Penfold.
"30.04.2014 18:09:02" Fancy yourself as a winemaker in the garden of England? Get a taste of the trials and triumphs as we follow boutique English producer Gusbourne Estate through a year in the vineyard: http://bit.ly/1iAMjDh
"29.04.2014 14:47:16" Have you discovered the wines coming out of Sicily? David Berry Green has been writing about his exploration of the island, as he introduces a family of five new producers to BBR.