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Our Cellar Plan members are united by a deep passion for wine, whether they are buying for drinking, or investment, or a little of both. The trouble is it can sometimes be hard to keep track of the wines you've bought.
Whatever your budget, occasion or interest, it's our intention as wine merchants to find something to surprise you - in a good way, naturally. This is what Berry Bros. & Rudd has been doing for three centuries, and continues to do so today.
We have been learning about wine for 300 years and there is nothing we love more than sharing that knowledge with our customers. Our Wine School events are designed to be fun: there are no set rules, no right or wrong, just great wines and lively discussions.
Whether you are here for a lunch, dinner, a meeting or a tasting, an event at Berry Bros. & Rudd will be tailored to your exact needs. We work with you beforehand to ensure that every last detail is perfect, from the menu to the seating plan.
We see our Wine Club as a journey for our members. It begins with our relationships with the world’s finest winemakers, whether your interests lie in everyday wines or truly special vintages, we want you to understand not just what you like but why you like it. After all, with knowledge comes the confidence to explore new horizons.
As wine continues to develop long after it’s been bottled, just how it matures depends on how it’s stored. Our own, state-of-the-art storage facilities to ensure that, whether you want to enjoy your wine in a few hours or a few decades, you’ll receive it in the best possible condition.
One of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, reveals how to select the perfect wines for Asian dishes, stressing the need to balance the weight and flavour of the food with that of the wine.
Continuing our series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequent queries about wine, Gary Owen, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, explains how timing is everything when it comes to determining the sweetness of a wine.
Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, contemplates the tricky proposition of how to tell when a wine is at its peak, factoring in everything from the style of wine to the year in which the grapes are grown.
Wine Advisor from Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Shop, Javier Peruena, lays bare the different styles of Champagne, be they dry or sweet, vintage or non-vintage.
Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, describes how to find just the right wine to pair with the myriad types of fish and shellfish, and explains why Champagne and fish and chips are a match made in heaven.
Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Wine Education Specialist, Anne McHale MW, sifts through more than 1,000 varieties to pick out the grapes most frequently used in winemaking, from Sauvignon Blanc to Syrah.
In Berry Bros. & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most frequently-searched questions about wine, one of our Private Account Managers, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, recommends the best wines to enjoy alongside the subtle flavours of vegetarian cuisine.
What to do with leftover wine
Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros & Rudd’s London Shop, describes three simple ways to ensure your leftover wine doesn’t spoil.
Continuing our series of wine-related micro-masterclasses, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, one of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Private Account Managers, explains how the shape and size of a glass can affect a wine’s flavours and aromas.
In Berry Bros. & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses addressing the most frequently-searched questions about wine, one of our Private Account Managers, Laura Atkinson-Godwin, provides some simple tips on how to find the perfect wine to enjoy with meat, be it a succulent steak or roast chicken.
Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at Berry Bros. & Rudd’s London Shop, clarifies the three main techniques of maximising the sugar content of grapes to ensure deliciously sweet pudding wines.
In Berry Bros & Rudd’s ongoing series of micro-masterclasses answering the most frequently-searched questions about wine, Javier Peruena, Wine Advisor at our London Shop, explains how rosé wines get their signature pink colour.