Tag: Pol Roger

What we’re drinking this Christmas

Like any cross-section of wine-lovers, Berry Bros. & Rudd employees possess an eclectic range of tastes. With that in mind, we asked five of our esteemed colleagues from across the business which two bottles they were particularly looking forward to uncorking this Christmas Barbara Drew, Wine and Spirit Education Specialist, is normally found holding forth […]

Liquid history

Could Brexit mean the return of the pint-sized Champagne bottle? Hubert de Billy – great-great-grandson of Pol Roger – contemplates the past and future of one of the most unusual bottles in our cellars Since our foundation in 1849 by M. Pol Roger, my great-great-grandfather, we have remained family-owned and independent, both commercially and in […]

Sustenance at the summit

Following a recent trip to the moors of the north, our Cellar Plan Manager Tom Cave divulges the secrets of England’s highest cellar, a spot of Lancastrian peat that provides surprising sustenance for weary sportsmen. After two hours yomping across heather and bog, the distant trig point stubbornly remained just that – distant. Eventually, and […]

Dreaming of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

In the midst of Rhône 2013: En Primeur, Damian Carrington – Agency Director – allows his mind to escape the English weather and drift to Châteauneuf-du-Pape. On a cold, midweek morning, I think we can be excused a day dream or two on the way to work (or perhaps even – when no one is looking – at […]