Tag: Bordeaux

A Parker-less en primeur (part one)

As Robert Parker takes a step back from Bordeaux en primeur, Philip Moulin – Fine Wine Buyer – takes a look at his influence on Bordeaux and the region’s prospects in his wake. It is a strange feeling, both exciting and slightly unnerving, knowing that the 2014 Bordeaux en primeur release will not be accompanied by the publication, […]

Don’t you (forget about me)

As the battle of Bordeaux 2014 en primeur commences, Damian Carrington – Agency Director of our wholesale arm, Fields, Morris & Verdin – reminds us not to forget about the ‘little guys’ from this lauded region. It isn’t often that one quotes a Simple Minds lyric in a title for the Berry Bros. & Rudd blog; […]

Bordeaux Inc.

Mark Holguin – Chief Executive of our Asia wing – reflects on his first experience of Bordeaux en primeur and the fate or fortune of Bordeaux Inc. The 2014 Bordeaux campaign is a first for me, and I was told by many I was lucky – lucky enough to taste what is considered one of […]

Bordeaux 2014: ‘The best of the rest’

Geordie Willis – eighth-generation family member and Berry Bros. & Rudd Creative Director – recounts his first week tasting Bordeaux en primeur and the prospects of the 2014 vintage. The Marathon du Médoc celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2014 and as I sit now, some 2,000 kilometres from the great châteaux, I feel a sense of […]