Tag: Spirits

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 […]

The “right” time

Whether it’s books, art or bottles, once we’re hooked on something, we become magpies – guiltily gathering a collection of all that’s shiny, new and exciting. But too often special wines or spirits are put to one side, left to wait for the longed-for perfect occasion. Here our Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead – and shameless […]

Daftmill by the dram

Desperate to try Daftmill but can’t get your hands on a bottle? You’re not alone – which is why the Fife distillery has set aside one cask which, from today, is available only in a handful of Scotland’s best whisky bars Since its first release in 2018, Fife-based farm distillery Daftmill has made quite a […]

Magnus opus: Magnus Fagerström on collecting whisky

Magnus Fagerström is something of a celebrity in whisky circles, owning the world’s largest collection of BenRiach. Ahead of our tasting with the legendary collector himself, Will Wrightson talks to him about the whisky that got him hooked and why he never regrets opening a bottle