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Mathieu Roland-Billecart: lucky number seven for Champagne Billecart-Salmon — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

Find out more about family-owned Champagne Billecart Salmon and their newly-launched cuvée, the 2009 Elisabeth Salmon Rosé.

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The basics of hosting a dinner party — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

Read our tips for hosting a dinner party with success, from knowing when to decant wine, to choosing a menu that will delight guests.

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When is a wine ready to drink? — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

When is a wine ready to drink? Barbara Drew MW takes you through what we mean when a wine is ready to 'Drink Now', 'Lay Down', or 'Drink Up'.

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Fireside drams: stories from the whisky world — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

Few things are more inviting than a warming dram and a good story. Hannah Crosbie delves into tales from the whisky world with three friends.

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Meet the makers: Giaconda — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

Charlie Geoghegan meets three producers who have forged their own path. First up is Rick Kinzbrunner from Australia's Giaconda.

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Hine: “the future of Cognac” — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

Meet the exclusive Berry Bros. & Rudd Hine Cognac Cask, created in collaboration by Hine Cognac and our Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead.

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No.3 magazine: Autumn/Winter 2022 — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

We’re delighted to reveal the latest edition of our No.3 magazine, which explores the theme of “storytelling”. It’s landing on doorsteps this week, and it’s also available to pick up in our shops. Here’s a peek at what you can expect to see inside. As golden leaves carpet the streets of our towns and cities, […]

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Discover Artisan Champagne — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

This autumn, we’re turning our attention to our most treasured sparkling wine region. Champagne offers an enormous wealth and diversity of style. However, this is often at risk of being overlooked in favour of the ‘big name’ brands. But all is not lost, explains Davy Zyw, as is proved by our Artisan Champagne winemakers.    A […]

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How sustainable are glass wine bottles? — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

How sustainable are glass wine bottles? Despite being the favoured choice, glass has a large carbon footprint. Read our breakdown here.

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Shirakawa: unearthing a forgotten Japanese distillery — Berry Bros. & Rudd Wine Blog

Ahead of its limited release, Stephen Bremner, Managing Director at the Tomatin Group, discusses his discovery of the earliest-known vintage Japanese whisky to have ever been bottled. Whisky, by nature, is incredibly collectable. The prized gems in any enthusiast’s collection comprise limited runs, rare vintages and underrated distilleries. But every now and then, a truly […]