The great decanting debate

Welcome to one of the big questions in the world of wine: to decant or not to decant. Anne McHale MW, our education expert, takes to the floor to explore the issue. As I have discovered over the past eight years of working in wine education, the answer to nearly every single wine-related question is […]

Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon

In the first of a series about popular grape varieties, Anne McHale MW, one of our brilliant education team, helps you identify and understand the finer points of Cab Sav. Cabernet Sauvignon has become a famous international grape variety. Interestingly, genetic profiling has shown that it is the offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc, […]

How to appreciate sake – a masterclass

You may know your Daiginjo from your Ginjo, but for those of us less well-versed in sake, there is much to discover about the fascinating wine. At a recent Berry Bros. & Rudd event, Anne McHale MW – our education expert – hosted a Sake Masterclass with Asami Tasaka, UK Sales Director of World Sake […]

Tutored Tasting Classic French Wine Regions

Our wide range of events caters for everyone, from the beginner to the connoisseur, but this event definitely fell into the category ‘for busy people’! I love teaching about French wines. France makes the world’s most famous and widely-emulated wine styles, yet it can be complicated to get to grips with, since the grape variety […]