Three bottles: Luis Gutiérrez

Who next for the three bottles?  Sir Patrick agreed in principle a couple of years ago though has yet to come up with the goods.  There are at least a couple of guys who, every time I see them say: “what about me then?” though again, have had the open invite for a couple of […]

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Three bottles: Simon Berry

Berry Bros & Rudd is a bit like an old school for me.  It’s where I learnt much of what I know about wine; it’s also where I learned how to sell it, how to buy it, how to do business with integrity and, most importantly, how to look after customers.  If you say “alma […]

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An incomparable three bottles: Roy Richards

In the text below I have a challenge. I have some diamonds, perfectly cut. They are beautiful in themselves. To set them in metal seems pointless; it’s tempting to leave them as they are. But grapes need crushing, juice needs fermenting, wine needs bottling. Roy Richards founded Richards Walford with business partner Mark Walford in […]

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