The sipping forecast – part two

Four more of our sage winemakers share their reflections on the state of Italy’s 2014 vintage with our buyer and Italian wine expert David Berry Green Loredana Tanganelli and Antonio Brandi at Scopetone, Tuscany The 2014 vintage was much influenced by the weather: a warm, wet winter and the mild spring brought forward the flowering and the […]

The sipping forecast – part one

Under the watchful eye of our buyer and Italian wine expert David Berry Green, a trio of our winemakers reflect on the progess of Italy’s 2014 vintage Giovanni Scarfone at Bonavita, Sicily After a dry winter with little rain and higher than average temperatures we were met with a wet spring. The summer was very […]

The Loire: meet the people behind the wines

As our Loire campaign launches, David Berry Green, our buyer for the region, introduces us to the faces of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s suppliers. Above, from left: David and Sandrine Sautereau, of Domaine David Sautereau; Eric Morgat, and Sebastien Branger of Domaine La Haute Févrie. Above, from left: Jean-Christophe Mandard with his father Jacky; Denis […]

Barolo’s “Cannubi”: historical integrity or commercial ‘necessity’? The case and confusion continues

In recent years, Barolo’s famous vineyard, Cannubi, has been stealing headlines because of the fierce legal battles which have been raging over its exact perimeters. Here, our Italy buyer and Langhe resident David Berry Green brings us up to date on the latest developments – and what they mean for you. Just when you thought […]