Month: September, 2011

In 1699 Berrys began life as Italian Warehousemen at the Coffee Mill…

….and 312 years later we continue the tradition of selling fine Italian delicacies with our annual tasting at One Great George Street introducing 32 producers and their fabulous wines to 250 appreciative customers. And afterwards most of them made it to No.3… Front row: Elisa Semino (La Colombera), Giovanna Rizzolio (Cascina delle Rose), Giuseppe Mascarello, Gianmario […]

End of harvest

The harvest in the Côte d’Or is now pretty much over and the growers are happier than expected. Though the weather forecasts indicated that there would be rain at any moment during the fortnight of the harvest, in fact it stayed dry until some storms passed through on Sunday 11th, by which time virtually everything […]

My Favourite Wine – Stuart Rae

Having worked in the wine trade for over 10 years now, what amazes me is the forever growing choice of wines on offer. Not only are the goal posts forever changing with a new wine produced each year, but it’s also easy to forget about the wine’s ability to change from one month to the […]

Jenkyn Place Visit

One of the areas of the wine world that is certainly on the up is English Sparkling Wine. The well known success of the big brands such as Nyetimber has had a knock on effect with vineyards appearing widely throughout the country. Hampshire is said to be one area where the climate and in particular […]