The Dolls’ House: our smallest collection

One hundred years ago, we received our smallest-ever wine order – a request to fit out a cellar for the Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House. In this article, first published in 1970, we recount how Francis Berry set about fulfilling this remarkable brief. Nearly half a century ago, Francis Berry was entrusted with a task that […]

The Grocer of St James’s Street | Part 2

This article is the second part of The Grocer of St James’s Street, originally published in Number Three magazine in Spring 1958. Delving into the St James’s of the 17th century, this article continues the story of William Pickering – the man who laid the foundations for Berry Bros. & Rudd as it is today. […]

The Grocer of St James’s Street | Part 1

Some 300 years ago, William Pickering laid the foundations for our business. This article is the first of two parts, originally published in Spring 1958. It dives into 17th-century St James’s Street, opening the doors on the Heraldic Painters and Coffee Mill which paved the way for the wine and spirits shop to come. Amongst […]

What we’re drinking

Every month, we ask a handful of our team to recommend a wine or spirit they’ve particularly savoured: here’s what they said 2017 Bourgogne Blanc, Eclat de Calcaire, Pierre Girardin, Burgundy Not being one to stray far from the path of predictability, my white wine of choice tends to be whatever Burgundy my budget allows […]