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Eat, drink and sleep: Burgundy

As we see Burgundy’s 2015 vintage released en primeur, Peter Newton offers advice on how to get the most out of a visit to the Côte d’Or The region of Burgundy has been producing wines since Roman times but it was the monks of the Middle Ages who really put the region on the map. […]

Christmas: bigger and better

With Christmas Day looming large our Sales Director Simon “Santa Emilion” Staples explains what 25th December holds for his household – with a truly drool-worthy vinous line-up (all en magnum, of course) I get hundreds of emails and calls at this time of year from customers asking me to help them look in their cellars […]

The enduring power of print

In an extract from the inaugural issue of our new “No.3” magazine, Simon Berry reflects on wine writing past, present and future – an “aspect of good living” that’s as enjoyable today as it was when we first published a wine magazine more than 60 years ago When, in 1954, my father decided that Berry Bros. & […]

Burgundy’s humble appeal

On his first trip to Burgundy Ben Grosvenor – the newest member of our Fine Wine team – falls in love with the region, its humble winemakers and the 2015 vintage Early starts, cold cellars, freezing winds and sharing a minivan with half of the Berry Bros. & Rudd Fine Wine team: no matter how […]