Month: February, 2010

Farewell to Cutty Sark

By Simon Berry This has been a momentous week here at BB&R. Eighty seven years after it was born in the parlour at 3 St James’s Street, the Cutty Sark brand has been sold. For as long as I can remember the familiar yellow label has been part of our identity. Somehow this always seemed to […]

Manuel Marchetti of Barolo producer Podere Marcarini talks of the 2009 vintage and the effects of climate change…

While there’s much back-slapping over the quality of the 2009 harvest across Europe, here similar success has only heaped further pressure on the cellars of the Langhe, many fit to bursting after a dazzling run of ‘five-star’ vintages, from 1995 to the present day (bar 2002).

Burgundy comes to Hong Kong

After a fantastic few days with Jasper in town, Nick Pegna, gives his thoughts on the events that took place. “We have just dispatched Jasper Morris MW, our Burgundy Buyer, back to his home in the Côtes of Burgundy, having completed our second Burgundy Week in Hong Kong. The week, which consists of master classes, […]