Tag: champagne

Fine Wine Market Update: December

With the end of year in sight, a few rays of sunlight have brightened the fine wine outlook over the past month. Christies reported a series of lucrative fine wine auctions in Hong Kong (23rd-25th November) including a rare private cellar focussed primarily on Bordeaux. Decanter published an article headed ‘Bordeaux prices ‘stabilising’: analysts’ supporting […]

The Dichotomous Life of Champagne

Creating a bottle of Champagne is a game of two halves: from the first fermentation with its viticultural processes of harvesting and fermenting for a pure and raw still alcohol, to the second fermentation of adding dosage and yeast to create bubbles for the glossy finished product. Two different processes, culminating in the same thing. […]

Found in Translation

My first visit to Japan was a most agreeable experience; it was, by turns, up-lifting, rewarding and surreal to see how the delightful team who make up BBR Japan are spreading Berrys’ unique message to a new and clearly very sophisticated constituency of wine drinkers.  The BBR offices are, one cannot deny, a little less […]

2002 Pol Roger in the Cabinet War Rooms

The 8th March saw Berrys host the UK launch of the great 2002 vintage for Pol Roger at the Cabinet War Rooms in London. Tickets to the event were sadly limited by the venue’s size, but we were joined by 100 of our Cellar Plan customers who were the quickest to reply to our e-mail […]