Category: Champagne and Sparkling Wine

How to shop the sales (Berry Bros. & Rudd style)

Thankfully, the January sales have more to offer than just cut-price sofas. Here, Sara Guiducci, one of our fine wine account managers, makes her recommendations from the Berry Bros offering. From a good Chablis substitute to finding the best value on the Côte-Rôtie, there is plenty to tempt… 2012 Pago de Los Capellanes, Joven, Ribera del […]

“I couldn’t live without Champagne – in success you deserve it and in defeat, you need it”

Sara Guiducci and the Fine Wine team take a behind the scenes tour – and enjoy a superlative vertical tasting – at Pol Roger, the home of Winston Churchill’s favourite Champagne Journeying towards Epernay, the heartland of Champagne, through Vallée de la Marne – with its vineyards changing from green to warm-autumn rust-red – is […]

Champagne Thiénot launches in Hong Kong

Ferorsa Choi, from Berry Bros. & Rudd in Hong Kong, takes a masterclass in Grower Champagne with Thiénot. We were delighted to welcome Stanislas Thiénot, son of the founder Alain Thiénot, to launch Champagne Thiénot in Hong Kong. The highlight of the week was our tasting at Opera Gallery in Central, where guests were able […]

Sheep, vines and sparkling wine: Nyetimber in the summer

I’m sure the question “what does my Wine Merchant do during their holidays?” isn’t one which often crosses your mind. But this summer I happened to be in the very epicentre of English Sparkling wine production for a few days, and the very welcoming people at Nyetimber in West Sussex happened to have an open […]