Month: March, 2011

The St Emilion Renaissance?

Having been in business for over 300 years, BB&R has seen many trends come and go and we have always used this knowledge to make sure that we were reactive when we needed to be, but also that we remained trendsetters, rather than followers. In the early 80s St Emilion wines were on the verge […]

Nebbiolo finds its perfect match in China as BB&R leads Piemonte producers to Hong Kong…

I’m very excited; I’m very, very excited. In fact I’m as excited as a steamed-up Dim Sum dumpling that’s just realised he’s been served up as the Hong Kong representative in the annual Chinese Dim Sum Cup! And no, of course it’s not linked to the symbolic win of Italy over France in the Six […]

A great visit to Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons

It was during a beautiful cold sunny Friday in March that I went with three of my work colleagues to Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons. Le Manoir is located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. As we turned up the driveway, the gardens looked spectacular even at this time of year. The hedges were […]

Win a Mother’s Day Lunch for Two

Every year I promise to do something special for my Mum for Mother’s Day but it always comes around so quickly that I end up in a last minute dash round the shops where all originality goes out the window and she ends up with chocolates and flowers. My advice is to plan ahead so […]