Month: June, 2014

Win a mouth-watering bottle of summer red

This evocative image, shot by renowned photographer Jason Lowe for our summer brochure, captures the character of the wine region (if not the elegance of the wine). But where was it taken? Tell us which famous wine region is pictured for the chance to win a delicious bottle from one of the area’s leading producers. […]

Sake and cheese… the ultimate pairing?

Alejandro Noda Vila, who you’ll more usually find assisting customers in our London shop, delves into the world of Sake and food matching to explore a rather usual combination. I’ll start by clarifying, if I may, that in Japanese ‘Sake’ doesn’t have quite the same meaning as it does here: instead it refers to any […]

Do you taste science or ‘terroir’ in the glass?

Demetri Walters MW ponders the question of whether it is the winemakers and their technology that dictate the flavours in your glass, or whether it’s really the ‘terroir’ that does the talking. The question of whether you’re tasting science or terroir in the glass is one of those subjects that demands attention. It is fascinating, […]

Vote for Berry Bros. & Rudd!

We are delighted to have been named as one of the finalists in the Wine Blog Awards 2014. Your vote could make us winners – and there’re just 24 hours left to vote… Voting for Berry Bros. & Rudd in the “Best Business Blog” is easy. Just go to the Wine Blog Awards page,, […]