Spanish ageing explained

Our Spain Buyer Catriona Felstead MW de-codes three of the terms you’ll see on Spanish wine labels: Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva Most of us are used to seeing the terms “Crianza”, “Reserva” or “Gran Reserva” on wine labels – but what do they actually mean? In Spain (unlike South America) the use of these […]

Virginia is for wine-lovers

Our buyers are constantly on the hunt for exciting additions to our range, whether they be Bulgarian, Burgundian or – in this case – Virginian. Fresh on our list this month is a selection of Virginia’s finest wines and to celebrate we’re offering you the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the state’s stunning […]

‘German? It must be sweet – I won’t like it…’

Many wine-drinkers make this leap – and miss some stunning wines. Modern German wines range from dry and appetising to gloriously sweet… but which is which? In an extract from our new book, Exploring & Tasting Wine: A wine course with digressions, Catriona Felstead MW reveals all. Knowing what’s in a tall, elegant Alsace or […]

From the buying desk

Our New World Buyer Catriona Felstead MW describes the buying process for wines that bear the Berry Bros. & Rudd name, our Own Selection; as well as offering an exclusive preview of future additions to the range. As a New World Buyer at Berry Bros. & Rudd, I feel privileged to be in a position […]