Month: October, 2013

The ‘London Cru’ winery comes to the Langhe (well, actually the Roero!) in search of Barbera…

They flew in with the big storm that hit Milan last night. They came not in search of truffles (it’s still too early folks) but of Barbera. They brought the sun too. Berry Bros.’ customer Will Tomlinson (@TEWRR) and his winemaker Gavin Monery – the men behind London’s first winery, the recently opened ‘London Cru’ (, […]

Punset begins its 2013 Nebbiolo for Barbaresco harvest on October 10th

From my office in Serralunga d’Alba, I nipped over to Neive – a 10 minute drive along the Langhe ridge – to meet up with Marina Marcarino of producer Punset as she harvested Nebbiolo in her San Cristoforo vineyard. Her organic vineyards stand out with their autumnal leaves. Marina’s been organic since 1982, being certified […]

Champagne Thiénot launches in Hong Kong

Ferorsa Choi, from Berry Bros. & Rudd in Hong Kong, takes a masterclass in Grower Champagne with Thiénot. We were delighted to welcome Stanislas Thiénot, son of the founder Alain Thiénot, to launch Champagne Thiénot in Hong Kong. The highlight of the week was our tasting at Opera Gallery in Central, where guests were able […]

Ebro to the Duero: Viva España

Laura Atkinson, a member of our fine wine team, travelled to Rioja to explore the difference between traditional and modern winemaking – and what that means for what’s in your glass… This was my first trip to the vinous regions of northern Spain: we had two days in beautiful Rioja, the historical hub, followed by […]