Wine enthusiasts might be interested in the news that Berry Bros. & Rudd has joined forces with Bordeaux-based company VINIV to give their clients the opportunity to make their own Bordeaux wines.

Individuals can produce a unique Bordeax wine, with the winemaking team at Château Lynch-Bages providing education and overseeing VINIV’s winery operations.

VINIV have a portfolio of prestigious old-vine vineyards on Bordeax’s left and right banks including Pauillac, Saint-Émilion and Canon Fronsac.

Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Bordeaux Buyer, Max Lalondrelle says, ‘the chance to make your own fine wine is a remarkable way to develop your appreciation and understanding of one of life’s great pleasures.

‘Whether you’re sharing a barrel with some friends, looking to promote your company by creating a unique gift, or satisfying a long-time dream, VINIV offers a truly unique experience.’

Minimum quantities start at one barrel or 288 finished bottles. The 6 to 24-month process involves members making key decisions in the winemaking, from selecting vineyards and finalizing their blend to creating a unique brand and label.

The wine will then be shipped to the UK or Hong Kong with the option to store, in bond, in Berry Bros & Rudd’s warehouses.

For more information visit www.vinivwine.com or www.bbr.com

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