At The Helm Of Britain’s Oldest Wine Merchants
26th February 2018 Paul Andrews
Paul Andrews spoke to Chairman Lizzy Rudd and CEO Dan Jago about their roles and what it is like to be running such a prestigious family firm as Berry Bros. & Rudd.
Berry Bros. & Rudd is Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, having traded from the same shop since 1698. Today the company also has offices in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong, a Wine School and an exclusive fine wine and dining venue in London St. James’s. With over 320 years of history, Berry Bros. & Rudd is justly proud of its past.
Over three centuries later, the family business continues to flourish, with its heart still very much at No. 3 St. James’s where some of the established traditions of those early years are still maintained today.
In 1698, the company that we know today was started by a woman, a widow and a mother of at least two daughters with the su