Category: New World

South African promise

South African wines are having a moment in the sun, says New World Buyer Catriona Felstead MW. Here she explains why the country is so exciting right now (and why our Wine Club members should be especially keen to open this month’s delivery). There is a buzz around South Africa at the moment. It feels […]

The New, New World? – Lunch & Learn 3

Become a wine buff in your lunch-hour with our series of education pieces from the experts. Today, Martin Hudson MW brings you up to speed on the brave new world of emerging wine regions. In the trade, we have used the term “New World” as shorthand over the last 30 or so years for the […]

The judgement of Steven Spurrier

We caught up with Steven Spurrier, wine personality and architect of the original Judgement of Paris tasting, to hear his views on why the result helped not hindered the French, the changes afoot in California and his take on Bordeaux 2013. It’s not a millstone round my neck, but I’ve never been allowed to forget […]

Peter Gago introduces Penfolds Bin 170

Last night, Berry Bros. & Rudd had the privilege of co-hosting the launch of Penfolds Bin 170 – a special release which coincides with the company’s 170th year. Prior to the unveiling, we caught up with Peter Gago, Chief Winemaker, for a one-on-one tasting of Bin 170. Here are his thoughts on the past, present […]