The power of restraint

Sophie Thorpe, a member of our Marketing team, caught up with Dr Alexander Waibel from Constantia Glen, one of the properties raising South Africa’s wine-making profile. Alexander Waibel appears restless in his enthusiasm as he speaks to a room full of Berry Bros. & Rudd staffers about Constantia Glen, and the exceedingly elegant wines they […]

Matching chocolate and wine

To tackle the subject of pairing wine with chocolate, we invited Adam Lee from English chocolatier Charbonnel et Walker and Francis Huicq, our shop manager, to find some winning partnerships. At Easter, chocolate takes centre stage, undoubtedly the “grande dame” of our gustatory gorging. The problem is what to drink alongside our leading lady: beautiful […]

A taste of Christmas present

Last Thursday the Berry Bros. & Rudd team took over Lindley Hall in Victoria for our annual Christmas tasting: tables bordered the room, laden with wines, meat and cheeses. A huge Christmas tree towered above us, its branches bowing with a mass of baubles and lights. Those who came to sample this year’s seasonal range […]