The managing director of drinks merchant Berry Bros & Rudd, Hugh Sturges, has left the company after 14 years, with chairman Simon Berry temporarily taking over his role on the wine side of the business.
Burgundy may be rocking the auction world in Hong Kong and exciting interest in Asia, but its core customers remain closer to home for Berry Bros.
Bordeaux producers have only “one more vintage to get it right” in terms of pricing and reviving demand, according to Simon Berry of Berry Bros. & Rudd.
A run of small harvests, strong demand for the top names and soaring vineyard prices is changing the shape of Burgundy’s entire wine model.
Berry Brothers & Rudd has strengthened its Rioja portfolio as the merchant’s Spain buyer Simon Field MW acknowledged growing demand.
With a growing taste for wine, India’s elite offers a tantalising prospect for producers in the West, yet tax remains a huge issue.
Simon Staples, the larger than life sales director for Berry Bros. & Rudd Asia, talks classic films, Don Simon and his desert island vine.
British consumers are turning their backs on Bordeaux after losing faith in both producers in the region and the en primeur system, according to two key fine wine merchants.
UK wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has revamped its Basingstoke retail outlet to create the Warehouse Shop, which opens later this week.
The attention of fine wine merchants in Asia is increasingly turning from Hong Kong to Singapore.
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