Month: March, 2014

Central Europe: the New World?

Bulgaria, Hungary, Croatia and Moldova are, in reputation at least, a long way from the Old World wine regions of countries such as France. But recent investment and development means that they are fast becoming the source of some of the world’s most exciting wines. Martin Hudson MW, the buyer who selected some Central European […]

Bordeaux 2013 en primeur IS LIVE!

Whatever the rumours preceding the launch of a vintage, nothing matches the excitement of being on the ground and tasting. As Bordeaux 2013 is unveiled, Jonathan White – our correspondent for the week – sends his first dispatch. Much has already been written about the 2013 Bordeaux vintage prior to this weeks Union des Grands […]

Wine for the weekend: a taste of Spanish sunshine

As “homework” for his recent wine exam, Berry Bros. staffer Douglas Storer could be relied upon to have some excellent bottles on hand for tasting. This, one of his recent discoveries, is currently chilling in the fridge to mark the arrival of the weekend. I had my first taste of Albariño while holidaying with friends […]

Easter drinking: part one

The gathering of the clan is in the diary, the long Easter weekend awaits. But which wines are the perfect accompaniment to traditional roasts and a surplus of chocolate? We’ve been quizzing our staff to find out what they’ll be opening. First up with his suggestions is the Buying Team’s Nicholas Stewart. 2012 Felton Road, […]