Month: October, 2021

Lonely at the top: going capsule-free

We’re all accustomed to our bottles of wine coming decorated, often eye-catchingly, with a capsule covering the top. Mark Pardoe MW, our Wine Director, looks at the purpose of the ubiquitous capsule – and why we’ve decided not to use one for our new Own Selection Châteauneuf-du-Pape.  Capsules on bottles of wine first came into […]

The unstoppable rise of Champagne: insights from BBX

You might have thought that a global pandemic would quell our thirst for Champagne – but not so. In fact, our appetite for Champagne has only increased. No longer confined to moments of celebration or special occasions, it continues to grow in popularity. Consumer habits have changed: Champagne is now a wine to drink year-round. Increasingly, it’s also a must-have for the savvy collector; like other fine wine, it can […]

The next generation: Geordie Willis

Our new issue of No.3 Magazine looks to the future through the eyes of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s next generation. Here, we speak with Creative Director Geordie Willis. Geordie Willis, Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Creative Director, may have been born in the Berry family, but he never felt destined for the business. “Early on, I […]

Dinner party wines: hosting tips from Barbara Drew MW

The entertaining season is here. We caught up with Barbara Drew MW, our Events Manager, to learn her top tips for hosting the perfect dinner party. As we return to normality and the colder evenings draw in, our minds inevitably turn to the pleasures of indoor entertaining. We know that there’s nothing quite like uncorking an exquisite bottle in the […]