Berry Bros' quirky Italians


David Berry Green of London wine merchants Berry Bros & Rudd continues to hoover up interesting wines from every nook and cranny of the Italian peninsula. He is pictured here with a rather pathetic bunch of 2014 Dolcetto from the Bussia vineyard. Tomorrow I will review the Italian wine portfolio of their rivals Justerini & Brooks.

Rumours of a Berry Green visit can set a whole region buzzing with anticipation. The criteria for triggering his interest, which possibly leads to a producer's being listed by Britain’s oldest wine merchant, seem to be: indigenous vine varieties; organic and preferably biodynamic approach...