Predictions for the year ahead


Photograph: Jason Lowe

Photograph: Jason Lowe

We are fortunate enough to have some of the savviest buyers and sharpest noses in the wine industry at Berry Bros. & Rudd. With an eye on the New Year, we asked them to predict which regions we will see on the rise and what changes the industry will see for the year ahead.

With headline ideas including the impact of the 2015 vintage, a declining interest in Prosecco, the (possibly unfortunate?) rise of natural wines, the death of the half bottle, the increasing popularity of Italian, Australian and South African wines – plus an insight into what our new CEO has in his cellar (and what he wants to have) – there’s plenty to get your teeth into.

Read the full report here.