Tag: wine

Bordeaux 2019: the show must go on

As lockdown is lifted in France, it’s become clear that there will be a Bordeaux 2019 En Primeur campaign – with Angludet firing the starting gun. Our Wine Director Mark Pardoe MW explains what we expect the unusual campaign to look like, and why we feel that it is crucial After an extended period of […]

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 […]

A rising star of the Rheingau: Eva Fricke

Vibrant, energetic and full of potential: Eva Fricke’s character is echoed in her remarkable wines. Here Buyer Fiona Hayes explains what makes this Rheingau winemaker – and her range of dry, mineral Riesling – so exciting Eva Fricke is still a relative newcomer in the winemaking world, but ever since she turned a side project […]

Barolo versus Barbaresco: what’s the difference?

These two regions in Piedmont produce the world’s most famous styles of Nebbiolo: but how do the wines differ? Taking its name from the autumn mists, or nebbie, which roll amongst the hills of the Langhe when this late-ripening variety is picked, Nebbiolo produces wines of serious structure. Its distinctive combination of high tannin and […]