Tag: Winston Churchill

In praise of the magnum

As we approach Christmas – the time, if any, that we all deserve a touch of indulgence – Private Account Manager Jared Ehret considers why size does (sometimes) matter, pondering the virtues of the majestic magnum That smutty adage, of size not being as important as the way it’s used, strikes me as profoundly true […]

Talking wine and war with Andrew Roberts

Ahead of tomorrow’s dinner with Andrew Roberts, Will Lyons sits down with the historian to talk about the way two of history’s most famous figures used wine to their political advantage Like many first steps along the wine route, Professor Andrew Roberts began his vinous journey as an undergraduate. The historian and author of acclaimed […]

“I couldn’t live without Champagne – in success you deserve it and in defeat, you need it”

Sara Guiducci and the Fine Wine team take a behind the scenes tour – and enjoy a superlative vertical tasting – at Pol Roger, the home of Winston Churchill’s favourite Champagne Journeying towards Epernay, the heartland of Champagne, through Vallée de la Marne – with its vineyards changing from green to warm-autumn rust-red – is […]

2002 Pol Roger in the Cabinet War Rooms

The 8th March saw Berrys host the UK launch of the great 2002 vintage for Pol Roger at the Cabinet War Rooms in London. Tickets to the event were sadly limited by the venue’s size, but we were joined by 100 of our Cellar Plan customers who were the quickest to reply to our e-mail […]