Plus ça change

Marking the debut of the new-look Berry Bros. & Rudd blog, Chairman Simon Berry reflects on why evolution is the life-blood of success in the wine business – so long as we stay true to our roots, of course. In 1988, the inimitable Haro Hodson produced this wonderful image for our bi-annual magazine: ‘The Old […]

Berrys’ No.3 Bar at The Royal Albert Hall

For a company with a 300-year-old heritage, and a traditional image, Berry Bros. seem to like innovating! In the past 20 years or so, we have broken more new ground, it seems, than ever before. Shops in Heathrow (now sadly departed), businesses in Asia, forays into the world of hospitality, new products, two new warehouses, […]

Caveat Emptor!

Following the recent revelation that a couple of questionable bottles of whisky purporting to have been bottled by Berry Bros. & Rudd in the 1970s have recently been offered for sale, I have taken steps to remove any fakes from circulation. Having seen the damage wrought in fine wine circles by a few unscrupulous individuals, […]

Christmas with all the trimmings

I love this time of year. Christmas is just around the corner and shining like a beacon of warmth and cheer in the deepening darkness of winter. The food, the wine, the company and the fun – what better reward at the end of a long, hard year? Throughout St James’s the window displays offer […]