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Nebbiolo streaks ahead; the French connection; Timorasso and Gavi

Week eight of wine adventures in Piedmont So whoosh! up went the thermometer and with it went the vines; particularly Nebbiolo, Italy’s most well-endowed in the foliage department after Sangiovese, scaling two metres high come the end of May. Two theories abound as to what to do next. Option A: slice off their punti/tops to focus […]


Simon Berry joined Berry Bros. & Rudd in 1977; 10 years later he became Marketing Director and has been a board member since 1994. He was made Deputy Chairman in November 2002 and became chairman three years later in 2005. Before joining the company, Simon spent two years working in France for various wine producers […]