Fine wine releases: what’s coming up

As Burgundy 2020 En Primeur slides into the rear-view mirror, Martyn Rolph, Commercial Manager, looks ahead to spring’s key fine wine releases. Which fine wine releases should collectors be looking forward to? There’s a lot to watch out for. On 14th February, we’ll  be offering 2017 Brunello. Tuscan reds are delicious, and I think very […]

Burgundy: understanding allocations

Every year, demand for the finest Burgundy outstrips supply. Here, we talk to Commercial Manager Martyn Rolph about how – and why – we manage our customers’ allocations. What exactly is an allocation? An allocation is simply the amount of wine you receive. As merchants, we receive allocations from producers. In turn, our customers receive allocations from […]

Burgundy 2017: first impressions

This week a large swathe of our Fine Wine team has swapped their desks for the cellars and vineyards of the Côte d’Or to taste the 2017 vintage: here Martyn Rolph reports on the first day of action and the team’s initial thoughts on the vintage

Bordeaux 2017: our top picks

Our team returns from Bordeaux with their minds firmly made up on where their allegiances lie on quality. Here we ask Fine Wine Private Account Sales Manager Martyn Rolph to choose his top picks on what to be buying this year. Two Berry Bros. & Rudd groups travel to Bordeaux in April each year, allowing […]