Tag: Fine Wine

Tasting Olivier Bernstein’s 2011s

Today we were lucky enough to be able to taste Olivier Bernstein‘s line up of 2011 wines. Below are tasting notes from various members of our Fine Wine team. 2011 Chambertin Clos de Beze, Grand Cru Gentle, but building, fragrant black fruit on the nose, restrained and regal. Fabulously lush black berry-fruit on the palate […]

A Trip Down the Rhône River; Tasting the 2011 Vintage

It is late Sunday evening when we arrive at Lyon airport for our annual Rhône En Primeur trip. Wet snow starts to fall heavily as we collect our rental car and race down the motorway to Ampuis, the centre of Côte-Rôtie. Monday morning we wake up to one of my favourite views in the world; […]

Fine Wine Market Update – February 2013

After a busy December, January trading continues to confirm that the market is stabilising. 2012 closed on a high (see below graph) and continues to perform well with the Liv-Ex 100 (the industry’s leading benchmark, made up of 100 of the most sought after wines with a strong secondary market (made up with 92% Bordeaux)) […]

Berrys’ Inaugural Spanish Tasting

Our inaugural Spanish tasting took place on Tuesday 30th October, a fantastic evening and our first opportunity to show our broadened Spanish range. This first Spanish release has been months in the making and demonstrates our desire to find and introduce our customers to the very finest wines of Spain. A large proportion of the […]