Tag: Fine Wine

True chocolate

As both Valentine’s Day and Easter approach, Peter Newton – chocolate afficionado and member of our Fine Wine team – considers the parallels between fine chocolate and fine wine. With Valentine’s Day and Easter fast-approaching, acquiring an appropriate box of chocolates is top of the shopping list; but, as a new trend sweeps the chocolate market, the old go-to […]

All I want for Christmas is…

Demetri Walters MW, Sales Manager in our Private Wine Events team, imagines the vinous odyssey he would embark upon were he granted the keys to Berry Bros. & Rudd’s magical private cellars When our chairman recently encouraged me to jump out of an aeroplane at 12,500 feet, I began to consider an ideal-world scenario in […]

A Burgundy dinner in the cellars

Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Sophie Nicoll takes a tour of Burgundy in the heart of St. James’s at one of our celebrated Wine School evenings. Burgundy is a region of fascination as well as confusion and complexity for many wine lovers. When asked to help at our Wine School’s Tour of Burgundy dinner one cold […]

Bordeaux 2012 Tasting Trip Day One – It starts in St Emilion

We awoke to a wet, dark Monday morning on the Left Bank in Margaux and the poor weather continued throughout our journey to the Right Bank and St Emilion.  There is something special about tasting wine at the site where it is created and having the chance to take in a vineyard’s terroir, topography and […]