An enchanting tale

Sophie Thorpe’s South African adventure takes her to Fable Mountain Vineyards, and an encounter with the storybook charms – and serious wines – of Paul Nicholls and Rebecca Tanner. Fable Mountain Vineyards is uniquely beautiful. Don’t tell anyone, but it might just be paradise. I visited at the very end of October last year, after […]

Sadie’s success

Recently returned from a trip around South Africa’s winelands, Sophie Thorpe – a member of our Marketing team – records an extraordinary meeting with one of the wine world’s biggest celebrities, and one of the founding fathers of the country’s ‘new wave’ movement, Eben Sadie. I was incredibly nervous before meeting Eben Sadie, a man […]

Vote for us

We are delighted that the Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog has been listed as a finalist for the 2015 Wine Blog Awards. Now it’s up to you to decide whether or not we win. We are one of five blogs to have been shortlisted by the judges for Best Industry Wine Blog in the […]

Where is the season taking you?

As we enter the summer months, we have assembled a definitive list of wines and spirits for the coming season, and an accompanying competition to boot. Summer shouldn’t be a solitary affair: it is the season for effervescent garden parties, open-air dining and extended aperitifs. The easing of corks from bottle-necks should be accompanied by […]