Category: Port and Sherry

A centenarian experience

Fortunate enough to have recently tasted a quartet of centenarian Sherries in the company of friends, Josh Rubenstein – Head of Wholesale in our Hong Kong office – considers the human factor in wine. Former heavyweight boxing champion, baddest man on the planet and unlikely philosopher, Mike Tyson, famously said, ‘Everyone has a plan ‘till […]

What to drink in 2015: Port

Our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave sings the praises of Port, shining a light on which vintages to retrieve from your cellar and uncork in 2015 The 1970 wines and the superb pair of vintages 1963 and 1966 are all now at their pinnacle. While many are still developing and urging no haste, this trio of vintages is […]

All you need to know about Sherry

On Monday the wine trade will convene for its annual Sherry tasting. Not wanting to miss out, we gave Berry Bros. & Rudd staffer (and paid-up Sherry enthusiast) Emily Monsell free rein to extol the finer points of Fino, Oloroso et al. Here’s her guide to appreciating this most under-rated style of wine. Mention that […]

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 […]