Tag: Barolo

The great wines of Gaja

There is no more controversial – or influential – figure in Italian wine than Angelo Gaja. Having recently visited all three of the family’s estates, Private Account Manager Tatiana Humphreys explores Gaja’s remarkable legacy

Piedmont 2014: pure and precise

As we launch our offering of 2014 Baroli and Barbareschi, Italy Buyer Davy Żyw explains how the vintage escaped its fate and defied expectations The 2014 vintage in Barolo is a treat for the purist. It was a year initially marked by challenging weather, but ultimately redeemed by a wonderful end to the season. The […]

What we’re drinking this Christmas

Like any cross-section of wine-lovers, Berry Bros. & Rudd employees possess an eclectic range of tastes. With that in mind, we asked five of our esteemed colleagues from across the business which two bottles they were particularly looking forward to uncorking this Christmas Barbara Drew, Wine and Spirit Education Specialist, is normally found holding forth […]

The Barolo of the South

Confirmed Italophile Chris Pollington looks back on his vinous journey, from first taste of Tuscany to a quest for the new and unusual, singing the praises of his current grape of choice: Aglianico, the South’s answer to Nebbiolo. It’s now over 30 years since I took my first wine exam and almost 20 years since […]