Tag: Number Three

They came to Number Three: Evelyn Waugh

Quintessentially English author and prolific journalist, Evelyn Waugh was also an enthusiastic customer of Berry Bros. & Rudd. In this article, originally published in the Spring 1986 edition of Number Three Saint James’s Street, Auberon Waugh tells of his father’s “lifelong passion” for wine For a man whose life revolved around wine, Evelyn Waugh wrote […]

They came to Number Three: The Prizefighters

In the spring of 1979, in the 50th issue of our magazine Number Three, we wrote about one of the most intriguing entries in our weight books for July 23, 1808, recording “a weigh-in” of the famous prizefighters Tom Cribb and Jem Belcher, between the champions’ two classic fights. Witnessed by George Berry the first, […]

The enduring power of print

In an extract from the inaugural issue of our new “No.3” magazine, Simon Berry reflects on wine writing past, present and future – an “aspect of good living” that’s as enjoyable today as it was when we first published a wine magazine more than 60 years ago When, in 1954, my father decided that Berry Bros. & […]

They came to Number Three: Lord Byron

First published in the Autumn 1958 edition of Number Three Saint James’s Street, the following piece is part of a series entitled “They Came to Number Three”. In it we see how the life and works of infamous dandy Lord Byron were played out in our historic ledgers Whether he dined heartily on steaks and […]