Category: Miscellaneous

Teatime tales

Jasper Morris MW – our Burgundy Director and tea fanatic – introduces a trio of Burgundian winemakers to three of the finest Pu’erh teas in Hong Kong. After an exhausting week in Hong Kong, I took Olivier and Corinne Merlin and David Croix to my favourite tea shop, Sun Sing Tea, on the 32nd floor […]

The other No.3

In our series taking a closer look at the buildings of Berry Bros. & Rudd Steffan Griffiths – Wine Advisor from our Private Wine Events team – regales the history of our Townhouse. The history of Berry Bros. & Rudd is long and colourful, but most stories focus on our original premises at No.3 St […]

Below the surface: the Napoleon Cellar

Dipping two storeys below No.3 St James’s Street, Katie Cooper, Wine Club Manager, explores the extraordinary history of our Napoleon Cellar. Deep beneath the shop at No.3 St James’s Street lies the Napoleon Cellar, named after Louis-Napoléon III, the nephew of Napoleon I. These days, it hosts long lunches and sumptuous dinners for up to […]

Jury service

Having enjoyed the privilege of adjudicating the recent Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition, Demetri Walters MW shares his impressions of three days spent blind tasting. For those of you who have not yet made it to Macedonia, Greece’s second city benefits from its situation as an attractive seaside port, as well as offering impressive […]