Category: Miscellaneous

The effect of the cold snaps in Burgundy

Major storms in the Mâconnais and Beaujolais on Sunday 6th June have inconvenienced local growers, with torrents of rain bringing the topsoil down the hillside. There are unlikely to be any lasting problems, just extra work at one of the busiest times of the year. Otherwise the flowering has been taking place over the last […]

Ramblings of a wine buyer

Every year the time between when we taste the wines and when we get the prices to sell them to you seems to get longer and longer. I just wanted to express how I understand your frustrations with the ludicrous and seemingly pointless nature of this delay. I have to say this is the most […]

Come on you reds (and whites and rosés)

World cup fever is about to hit and nowhere more than in Berrys’ HQ, where we’ve designed our very own online Wine World Cup fantasy football game – with a wine twist… It works just like an normal fantasy football game but you can only choose players from the 12 major wine producing nations who […]

Left Bank Revisited

Our first full day was spent in Pauillac, with the team very much in tune with the vintage. The quality of what we have tasted is consistent, and very high.  It’s also a year where the characteristics of each property shine through – the last wine of the day was Mouton and, even as we […]