Category: New World

The Leap

As we release the first wine made under his own label – the exquisite 2013 Cedalion Chardonnay, Sam Harrop MW thinks back to the point where this particular journey began, the moment when – perhaps unknowingly – he took a leap of faith. It was a typically grey chilly December day in London when the […]

South Africa’s new wave

While life in the wine trade isn’t necessarily as entertaining as it sounds, or so Damian Carrington – Agency Director of Fields, Morris & Verdin – tries to tell his friends; here he reports on the new wave of producers in South Africa, a country whose vinous prospects are as exciting as can be, and […]

Cloudy Bay turns 30

In a new post, Gareth Birchley – Fine Wine Buyer for Asia – details a unique dinner celebrating Cloudy Bay’s 30th anniversary, with a vertical tasting of vintages back to 1987 confirming his belief that Marlborough Sauvignon is truly age-worthy. Wine is not a job, it’s a passion. In this industry, if you live and […]

From the buying desk

Our New World Buyer Catriona Felstead MW describes the buying process for wines that bear the Berry Bros. & Rudd name, our Own Selection; as well as offering an exclusive preview of future additions to the range. As a New World Buyer at Berry Bros. & Rudd, I feel privileged to be in a position […]