Perfect pairings

Italy’s vinous diversity is matched by its equally eclectic cuisine: each region has its own cultural identity, with a local dish that is guaranteed to match the fruit of neighbouring vines. Here are a few to try… Marche Le Marche, located on central Italy’s Adriatic coast, is less touristy than its flashy western neighbours, Tuscany […]

Grape or place on the label?

Why does a typical French wine label not name the grape variety, like wines from Australia, the USA or Chile? Here – in an extract from our introductory book Exploring & Tasting Wine – we explain a little about French wine law The red wines from Chinon and Bourgueil are made from Cabernet Franc but […]

It’s not ready to drink yet

They came to Number Three: Evelyn Waugh

Quintessentially English author and prolific journalist, Evelyn Waugh was also an enthusiastic customer of Berry Bros. & Rudd. In this article, originally published in the Spring 1986 edition of Number Three Saint James’s Street, Auberon Waugh tells of his father’s “lifelong passion” for wine For a man whose life revolved around wine, Evelyn Waugh wrote […]