Category: New World

New to the fold: Bedrock Wine Co.

There’s a tangible feeling of excitement in the Buying department this month as a brand new agency is announced: California’s Bedrock Wine Co. North America Buyer Fiona Hayes fills us in on who they are and what we can expect from the wines, ones you can soon try yourselves at our upcoming West Coast Road Trip tasting […]

Warehouse wine for the weekend

If the long end to winter is getting you down, let Wine Advisor Becky Austin from our Warehouse Shop in Basingstoke lighten the mood, as she enthuses over three exciting recommendations of what to be drinking now If you’re anything like my boyfriend and I, you’ve had enough of walks in your wellies, film nights […]

Notes from Down Under: all in a day’s work

On her first foray into life on a winery as well as being “Down Under”, Sophie Thorpe shares her initial impressions on becoming a cellar hand, deep in the heart of Australia’s Margaret River “It’s going to be dirty. It’s going to be physical. And it’s going to be hard,” Nic Peterkin – my boss […]

Notes from Down Under: 30 Years of Frankland Estate

Two of the Berry Bros. & Rudd team are currently under harvest-arrest in Western Australia. Here, Wine Buyer Will Heslop reports on his experience so far, and celebrates 30 years of Frankland Estate I write this from a veranda overlooking a mown wheat field and, beyond it, a forest of blue gums. The forest hides the rocky […]