Tag: Wine for the weekend

Wine for the weekend: a red Burgundy at its apogee

Fine Wine’s Chris Pollington, paid-up Italophile and Burgundy lover, has been waxing lyrical about a Burgundian red he’s recently enjoyed. So much so, that he has another bottle (or two) lined up for the weekend ahead. Pinot Noir is undoubtedly one of my favourite grape varieties, offering up the perfect combination of balance, weight, complexity […]

Wine for the weekend: 2010 Knox Alexander

Felipe Carvallo, one of the enviably knowledgeable wine advisors who man our phones, couldn’t resist sharing this gem he’s got planned for a pre-Grand National lunch this weekend. This weekend, I’ll be revisiting an old favourite for the season: Au Bon Climat’s Pinot Noir powerhouse, 2010 Knox Alexander. Concentrated and complex with a lightness of […]

Wine for the weekend: a taste of Spanish sunshine

As “homework” for his recent wine exam, Berry Bros. staffer Douglas Storer could be relied upon to have some excellent bottles on hand for tasting. This, one of his recent discoveries, is currently chilling in the fridge to mark the arrival of the weekend. I had my first taste of Albariño while holidaying with friends […]

Wine for the weekend: 2009 Marquis de Calon

The Berry Bros. & Rudd offices are full of the TGIF feeling this afternoon. Over in the Hampshire shop, our Assistant Manager Julien Le Pevedic, reveals what he’s selected to toast the weekend. Looking at the weather forecast for the first official weekend of spring, I’ve reluctantly returned my first-choice wine – a robust BBQ […]