Christmas with Tom Cave

For Tom Cave, our Cellar Plan Manager, the festive holiday brings welcome respite from recent labours – that, and the opportunity to uncork a bottle or two of something truly special For those in the wine trade, Christmas Day itself is just part of a very welcome few days’ holiday after several exhausting weeks of […]

England’s highest cellar

Tom Cave, our esteemed Cellar Plan Manager, knows a thing or two about setting wine aside for future drinking. Along with the weighty task of stocking the Berry Bros. & Rudd house reserves, he also manages a more idiosyncratic cellar, the highest in England (we think), in a location we have promised to keep suitably […]

Let Batailley commence…

Somehow word had got out that, while in Bordeaux to taste 2013 from cask, a light lunch with a couple of older vintages of Ch. Batailley would go down very well with the Berry Bros. & Rudd team. Tom Cave, our Cellar Plan Manager, reports on how the Château’s vintages are developing. Our host, the ever […]

Vintage Port – what’s drinking well

Fortunate enough to have laid down some decent Port? Tom Cave, our Cellar Plan manager, goes into his archives to find those bottles which are showing at their best right now. Anyone lucky enough to own Vintage Port from the decade preceding 1970 will likely have consumed their 1960s and be well into their 1966s […]