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 […]

A Tale of Two Sicilies (part four)

Concluding his journey through the different sides of Sicily, David Berry Green takes us via two neoclassical cities to the territory of one sumptuous red grape. Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Sicily’s Val di Noto, south-eastern corner offers some of the most stunning landscape and architecture, hewn out of the brilliant white […]

A Tale of Two Sicilies (part three)

In his penultimate post, David Berry Green ventures from Marsala to Catania, west to east, introducing us to Berrys’ new Sicilian family of five producers he met on the way. Disembarking at Marsala, as General Garibaldi and his mille once did in 1860, one is struck by the stark whiteness of the local stone that […]