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Thursday 17 April 2014


Comtes 05: Marque still a buyer’s favourite

The latest vintage of Taittinger’s Comtes de Champagne has continued the brand’s recent run of strong sales.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 No Comments »

En primeur: ‘It’s not rocket science’

With the 2012 campaign over, merchants have spoken to the drinks business about the campaign’s shortcomings and what it may mean for the future of the en primeur system.

Friday, May 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Merchants: 2012 an ‘uphill struggle’

Despite an early start, the Bordeaux 2012 campaign is proving a difficult sell say UK merchants.

Friday, April 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Chianti Classico needs to focus on its villages

David Berry Green, Italian buyer for Berry Bros & Rudd, has called for Chianti Classico’s producers to start identifying themselves by village.

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 No Comments »

BBR gives Chinese wines permanent shelf space

UK merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has given four Chinese wines, including three ice wines, a permanent slot on the shelves of its London shop.

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Fine wine stock exchange prepares to launch

Cavex, a new fine wine stock exchange will go online later this month providing an open trading platform for private collectors and the trade.

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 No Comments »

BBR hit by fraudster

A man calling himself Sam Cocks has scammed hundreds of thousands of euros by posing as a buyer at Berry Bros & Rudd

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

New BBR buying director on expanding role

Berry Bros & Rudd’s new buying director, Mark Pardoe MW, has spoken of increasing the merchant’s New World offering and working more closely with its wholesale clients.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

Appetite for good Champagne this Christmas

Buying directors at Berry Bros & Rudd and Oddbins report strong sales of Champagne and Old World wine this Christmas.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 No Comments »

Staples: Bordeaux bubble unlikely to burst

Simon Staples, sales and marketing director for Berry Bros & Rudd, has spoken out in defence of sky-high Bordeaux 2010 pricing.

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 1 Comment »

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