Wine for the weekend: a red Burgundy at its apogee

Fine Wine’s Chris Pollington, paid-up Italophile and Burgundy lover, has been waxing lyrical about a Burgundian red he’s recently enjoyed. So much so, that he has another bottle (or two) lined up for the weekend ahead. Pinot Noir is undoubtedly one of my favourite grape varieties, offering up the perfect combination of balance, weight, complexity […]

Report on our Grand Tour Tasting

On Thursday 6th September we held our third annual Italian Grand Tour Tasting in Lindley Hall in Pimlico. The event was a great success and gave 435 of our customers a chance to taste the new releases and talk to the producers from Piedmont, Tuscany and almost every corner of this increasingly important wine producing […]

2002 Pol Roger in the Cabinet War Rooms

The 8th March saw Berrys host the UK launch of the great 2002 vintage for Pol Roger at the Cabinet War Rooms in London. Tickets to the event were sadly limited by the venue’s size, but we were joined by 100 of our Cellar Plan customers who were the quickest to reply to our e-mail […]

Sassicaia to Brunello – a journey through central Tuscany

A very warm week in Tuscany in July with our Italian Buyer, David Berry-Green, recently, was both informative and enlightening. A swift drive in David’s Alfa Romeo Brera down the motorway from Pisa Airport on Monday, took us straight to the excellent Tenuta di Valgiano in the Colline Lucchesi. Valgiano are considered the best producers […]