Tag: Bordeaux

First thoughts on the Bordeaux 2011 vintage

Like the wildebeest at the beginning of the rainy season wine buyers from around the world will migrate to new pastures very shortly. The Bordeaux Châteaux will open their doors to wine professionals in order to present the new 2011 vintage. I, along with 6 of my colleagues will be travelling to Bordeaux the 1st […]

A Guide to En Primeur

We’re approaching the busiest time of the year here at Berrys: Bordeaux en primeur. If you’re new to the wine world you might not have heard of this concept, so here’s our guide to en primeur… En primeur is the French wine trade term for wines that are sold before they are bottled. Buying wines […]

Robert Parker announces his “Magical top 20 Bordeaux from 2009” to 1000 wine lovers in Hong Kong

The BBR HK Team was fortunate enough to attend the Robert Parker tasting at Wine Futures last Tuesday (amazingly most of our rivals did not bother!). As well as being able to taste alongside the great man, this reaffirmed just how spectacular the 2009 vintage is. All of his “Magic 20” showed superbly in one […]

Let the games commence!

 Now we have all the cards on the table…let the games commence!   Ok so what do we know?   1. We LOVE  2010  Bordeaux (reds only really. The dry whites are a tad too puppy-fatty and the sweeties are just not that exciting, as general rule of thumb.) As a vintage 2010 is on […]