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Berry Bros. and Tuscan producer Bibi Graetz announce exclusive partnership

Published:  12 June, 2024

Fine wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has become the exclusive UK agent for Tuscan based producer Bibi Graetz and his winery in Fiesole overlooking Florence.


Hambledon secures £10m funding for growth expansion

Published:  15 May, 2024

Hampshire’s Hambledon Vineyard, a prominent producer of English sparkling wine, has secured a £10m facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance (STB CF), as it enters its next growth phase.


BBR continues to roll with thirst for sake

Published:  08 May, 2024

Berry Bros. & Rudd is to repeat its en primeur sake offer this year, reflecting the ongoing growth in this spirits category.


Berry Bros improves customer satisfaction with new delivery system

Published:  09 April, 2024

Berry Bros. & Rudd reduced its “where's my order?” queries by 40% in December 2023 courtesy of DispatchTrack, its new routing and order tracking solution.


Inside Berry Bros. & Rudd's new Spirits Shop

Published:  28 March, 2024

After over one hundred years of being a wine-front merchant, a spirits fascia bearing the name Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) is days away from opening to the public on the hallowed pavements of St James’.


Trade celebrates International Women’s Day

Published:  08 March, 2024

Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) is one of the many businesses celebrating women in wine today, 8 March, International Women’s Day.


Amathus Drinks appoints Ana Jackson MW

Published:  08 February, 2024

Drinks importer, distributor and retailer, Amathus Drinks, has announced the appointment of Ana Jackson MW (née Sapungiu) as head of wine business development.


Hambledon announces new MD

Published:  24 January, 2024

Hambledon Vineyard has announced it has a new MD as it prepares to embark on a future under joint Symington Family Estates and Berry Bros. & Rudd ownership.


Spirits specialist joins Berry Bros. & Rudd

Published:  09 January, 2024

Berry Bros. & Rudd has appointed a spirits curator to oversee its growing portfolio, which now includes a soon to be opened new spirits shop.


Profile: Martyn Rolph, Berry Bros & Rudd

Published:  14 December, 2023

Jo Gilbert catches up with Berry Bros & Rudd’s newest head of buying, to discover what’s next for Britain’s oldest wine merchant.


BBR achieves 11% sales growth in FY23 Results

Published:  13 December, 2023

Fine wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd (BBR) has announced its financial results for the financial year ending 31 March 2023, reporting a sales growth of 11.1% on the previous year to £254.3m. 


Berry Bros. & Rudd adds Napa Valley wineries Heitz Cellar and Ink Grade

Published:  06 December, 2023

Berry Bros. & Rudd has today (6 December) announced two Napa Valley estates, Heitz Cellar and Ink Grade, as exclusive new agencies for Berry Bros. & Rudd and Fields, Morris & Verdin (FMV) in the UK. 


Drinks companies Royal Warrants up for review after Queen’s death

Published:  01 December, 2023

A string of well-known wine and spirits companies will have their Royal Warrant of Appointment status reviewed following the death of Queen Elizabeth II last year.


Duty hikes: Exploring abv options

Published:  09 October, 2023

With autumn tastings in full swing, and with it the opportunity for retailers, wholesalers and suppliers to show off new stock, Harpers wondered if there might be an influx of lower-abv wines in light of the duty hikes. James Bayley reports.


Symington Family Estates and Berry Bros. & Rudd launch Hambledon takeover bid

Published:  25 September, 2023

A newly incorporated entity owned directly by Berry Bros. & Rudd and Atlantis Win Holdings, a member of the Symington Group, has initiated a takeover bid for Hambledon Vineyard.


Berry Bros. & Rudd: We need to talk about Gringet

Published:  21 September, 2023

There are only 22ha of the Gringet grape variety left in the world, and 9.5 of them were owned by Dominique Belluard, the late Savoie producer. Before his death in 2020, Belluard developed the rare Gringet grape from something producers would just chuck into blends, to bonafide, standalone, single-varietal wines.


Naked Wines press tasting: 'The next big thing is Burgundy, Bordeaux and Rhone'

Published:  15 September, 2023

From start-up to grown-up, Naked Wines’ press tasting in central London boasted a growing range of French classics to complement its portfolio of independent winemakers from across the world.


Berry Bros. & Rudd hosts producer forum to mark 325th anniversary

Published:  30 June, 2023

Berry Bros. & Rudd, the UK’s oldest fine wine and spirits merchant, held its first-ever global producer forum, ‘Our Future is Now’ at London’s BAFTA yesterday (29 July), as part of celebrations to mark its 325th year.


Berry Bros. & Rudd to open Spirits Shop

Published:  14 June, 2023

Berry Bros. & Rudd, the UK’s oldest fine wine and spirits merchant, has announced the opening of its first-ever dedicated Spirits Shop.


Berry Bros. & Rudd launches its first podcast series

Published:  04 March, 2022

Fine wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has launched its first podcast, Drinking Well, a six-part series designed to help listeners enjoy and shape their wine collection.