Tag: Italian wines

Eyes on Italy: fine wine investment

With interest in Italian wine peaking, Private Account Manager Chris Pollington looks at the wine-broking market and gives his thoughts on where it is wise to invest next The vast majority of wines for investment continue to come from France, with Bordeaux still marking the backbone of that range, now increasingly supported by Champagne and […]

A Tale of Two Sicilies (part four)

Concluding his journey through the different sides of Sicily, David Berry Green takes us via two neoclassical cities to the territory of one sumptuous red grape. Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Sicily’s Val di Noto, south-eastern corner offers some of the most stunning landscape and architecture, hewn out of the brilliant white […]

A Tale of Two Sicilies (part three)

In his penultimate post, David Berry Green ventures from Marsala to Catania, west to east, introducing us to Berrys’ new Sicilian family of five producers he met on the way. Disembarking at Marsala, as General Garibaldi and his mille once did in 1860, one is struck by the stark whiteness of the local stone that […]

In 1699 Berrys began life as Italian Warehousemen at the Coffee Mill…

….and 312 years later we continue the tradition of selling fine Italian delicacies with our annual tasting at One Great George Street introducing 32 producers and their fabulous wines to 250 appreciative customers. And afterwards most of them made it to No.3… Front row: Elisa Semino (La Colombera), Giovanna Rizzolio (Cascina delle Rose), Giuseppe Mascarello, Gianmario […]