Tag: syrah

Finding its roots: Syrah’s success in New Zealand

While the country might be associated with Marlborough Sauvignon, New Zealand has much more to offer. Recently returned from the country, Amanda Barnes explains why Syrah is emerging as one of its most prized varieties, producing complex and cellar-worthy styles

On the pour: Craven’s Firs Syrah

Each month, we shine a light on one of the many wines available to taste in our Enomatic machines in-store at 63 Pall Mall. This October it’s a superb single-vineyard Syrah from Stellenbosch

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 […]

The North star

Eric Texier is a leading light in the Northern Rhône, with his traditional (whisper it: natural) winemaking techniques delivering wines which, he believes, are the equal of anything Burgundy’s Grands Crus can offer. One might think that nuclear physics to natural winemaking isn’t a likely career path, but that is exactly the route that Eric […]