Month: March, 2012

2002 Pol Roger in the Cabinet War Rooms

The 8th March 2012 saw us host the UK launch of the great 2002 vintage for Pol Roger. This exclusive Pol Roger tasting was held at the Cabinet War Rooms in London. Tickets were extremely limited, with just 100 of our Cellar Plan customers able to join us. The venue had been picked by us […]

First thoughts on the Bordeaux 2011 vintage

Like the wildebeest at the beginning of the rainy season wine buyers from around the world will migrate to new pastures very shortly. The Bordeaux Châteaux will open their doors to wine professionals in order to present the new 2011 vintage. I, along with 6 of my colleagues will be travelling to Bordeaux the 1st […]

A Guide to En Primeur

We’re approaching the busiest time of the year here at Berrys: Bordeaux en primeur. If you’re new to the wine world you might not have heard of this concept, so here’s our guide to en primeur… En primeur is the French wine trade term for wines that are sold before they are bottled. Buying wines […]

Olek Bondonio: no ordinary Piemontese, no ordinary Barbaresco producer…

Joining Berrys’ impressive line-up of Barbaresco producers (Rivella, Cascina delle Rose, Luisin, Roagna, and Marinacci) at this year’s ‘Grand Tour’ Italian tasting at Lindley Hall, London on September 6th will be one Olek Bondonio, whose first vintage was in 2005. He is just one of the increasing number of exciting Barbaresco producers now emerging from […]