Category: Food & Wine

The rules of food and wine matching (part one)

In our new series, food writer Susie Carter takes a look at which wines pair most successfully with some of our favourite foods. She begins by taking us through the key principles of food and wine pairing. When I first started studying food and wine pairing I thought it was going to be easy. As […]

Taste the difference: English sparkling wine

English wines are enjoying a wonderful summer – not just out in the vineyards, but also when it comes to their increasingly celebrated reputation for quality. Stephanie Barlow, a Wine Advisor who recently hosted a sell-out tasting of Southern Belles in our Warehouse Shop, explores their many and varied charms. The profusion of fantastic farmers’ […]

England’s highest cellar

Tom Cave, our esteemed Cellar Plan Manager, knows a thing or two about setting wine aside for future drinking. Along with the weighty task of stocking the Berry Bros. & Rudd house reserves, he also manages a more idiosyncratic cellar, the highest in England (we think), in a location we have promised to keep suitably […]

Cidre, poiré and Pont l’Evêque cheese

While Calvados needs little introduction, its key ingredient – cidre – is often overlooked. Here, Francis Huicq, our London Shop Manager, introduces us to an elegant, semi-sparkling version (and its delicately flavoured pear counterpart) made by favoured producer Domaine Coeur de Lion. Normandy is a wonderful region, with a coastline consisting – for the most […]