Month: June, 2012

Fine Wine Musings – 2011 Bordeaux

Ch. d’Yquem announced last week that they will not be releasing their 2011 en primeur at this time, heralding the end of a difficult en primeur campaign. Bordeaux en primeur is one of the most exciting dates in our calendar, and we do a substantial amount of our business during this period. All holidays are […]

On The Road To Damascus

For those of a certain age the words Beirut and Lebanon are shorthand for all that has gone wrong in the Middle East over the past generation; the cauldron of a preternaturally complicated Civil War is still simmering; checkpoints abound on the dusty roads and even smart buildings such as the famous downtown hotel Phoenicia are […]

Berrys’ Barolo 2008, Fratelli Alessandria, Verduno, coming soon! (Sept!)

It’s finally happened! Thirty years after launching the Berrys’ Own Selection range of ‘house wines’, a range that now numbers approximately forty labels, I’m very pleased to announce that we’ve found the ideal Nebbiolo wine to become our Berrys’ Barolo! Coming from the village of Verduno, the wine is a traditional blend made by the […]

A Spirited Evening

On a dreary evening at the end of April, we welcomed 75 Cellar Plan members to the Napoleon Cellar at No. 3 St. James’s Street for the first Cellar Plan Fine Whisky tasting. Berrys’ has a long history of selling whiskies, most notably with Cutty Sark blended whisky, but has been a long standing independent […]