Jamie Goode on the itinerant lifestyle of a wine writer

Midway through his first visit to Washington State, Jamie Goode takes a moment to reflect on the importance of visiting wine regions, meeting the winemakers and understanding the story behind each bottle. As I write, it’s just before 5am in the morning, and I’m jetlagged. I’m in Seattle, and the second day of a journalist […]

Tom Cannavan on punk and wine

Tom Cannavan – of wine-pages.com – steps back to the 1970s, the glory days of flares and fondue-sets, with a soundtrack dominated by Patti Smith and the Sex Pistols, and takes a look at the wines embodying the spirit of punk today. The late 1970s was my time, music-wise. Living the student life at Glasgow […]

The last word in festive wines – part five

In our final look at the modish bottles capable of providing vinous pleasure this Christmas, three of our Berry Bros. & Rudd team members – Richard Veal, Fergus Stewart and Martin Hudson MW – look to the far reaches of the Old and New Worlds for the brightest stars. Richard Veal on South Africa, New […]

The last word in festive wines – part four

Chris Pollington and Martyn Rolph of our Fine Wine team find no shortage of exciting wines to savour this Christmas from Italy and Spain Chris Pollington on Italy What I choose to drink with the main Christmas meal has changed over the 20 years or so that I’ve been in the wine trade. The medium […]