Into the Wilderness

Following our début at Wilderness, our Creative Director Geordie Willis reports on a weekend soaking in culture under the Oxfordshire sun (and – of course – a dip in the lake). Wilderness is a different sort of festival. Set in the bucolic grounds of Cornbury Park, a Cotswolds country estate in the heart of Oxfordshire, […]

Bordeaux 2014: ‘The best of the rest’

Geordie Willis – eighth-generation family member and Berry Bros. & Rudd Creative Director – recounts his first week tasting Bordeaux en primeur and the prospects of the 2014 vintage. The Marathon du Médoc celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2014 and as I sit now, some 2,000 kilometres from the great châteaux, I feel a sense of […]

Lost in Translation

Tokyo is a city that moves at a million miles an hour; A thriving hubbub of delectable juxtaposition, from the Gucci’s and Todd’s of Ginza to the Harajuku girls congregating around the Meiji Shrine – a blog such as this will never truly do it justice. Consequently, rather than tell you about the spectacle of […]

A Leap to Napa Valley

In an attempt to live up to Charles Walter Berry’s famous 1930s definition of a wine merchant: ‘The closest link between the people who make the wine and the people who drink the wine’, I recently headed to Frog’s Leap Winery in Rutherford, Napa Valley to help out for a week during the harvest. I’d […]