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.
Lafite led the way among the first growths when it released yesterday as the cheapest vintage on the market but is Mouton a more reasonable offer?
Berry Bros & Rudd is to recreate the iconic Judgment of Paris tasting of 1976 in which wine experts shocked the French wine industry by rating two Californian wines over their French counterparts.
Anne McHale MW has been awarded the Bollinger Medal for excellence in tasting and outstanding achievement in the Institute of Masters of Wine practical examination.
London-based fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has posted a loss of £7.3m this year – the first in recent memory for the family-owned company.
Warwick Ross, producer of new wine documentary Red Obsession, has revealed how reluctant many of the Bordeaux first growths were to be interviewed for the project.
Bemused foxes, stunning views, Champagne tastings and midnight in Paris have played a part in a busy but enjoyable week in the drinks industry.
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