Tag: Spirits

Everything you need to know about tequila and mezcal

Tequila and mezcal are spirits that owe everything to their raw ingredient. It is the character of agave – the spiky succulent that grows in Mexico’s hot, arid climate – that gives these spirits their earthy, smoky flavour. They have inherent terroir; it’s about that plant, in that place.  And we’re drinking more of it than ever before. […]

What we’re drinking: Our favourite wines

Our experts relish any opportunity to help you discover something new – as much as they love a good wine itself. Here are a few of their favourites, from Bollinger’s lesser-known Pinot Noir to Hambledon’s sparkling wine. So dive in, find out what our team are drinking, and perhaps you’ll find a new favourite, too. […]

Your guide to Scotch whisky

Scotland is whisky’s spiritual home, and the vast majority of our range comes from north of the border – but the nation produces a huge array of different styles. From Lowland to Highland, malt to grain, here’s our quick guide to Scotch whisky STYLES OF SCOTCH WHISKY To be classified as Scotch whisky, a spirit […]

Weathering the storm

Our home at No.3 St James’s Street is shuttered up for the foreseeable. But, as our Creative Director and eighth-generation family member Geordie Willis considers here, business goes on – as it has for three centuries When I first started working at Berry Bros. & Rudd, some 20 years ago, I was entrusted with the […]