Berry Bros. & Rudd appoints Italian wine specialist, Davy Zyw, buyer

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Berry Bros. & Rudd is delighted to announce the appointment of Davy Zyw to its buying team. A specialist in Italian wines, Zyw will be looking after the category with the support of buying assistant Chloe Dale-Harris.

Berry Bros. & Rudd buying director Abi Hirshfeld comments: “I am delighted Davy is joining the team.  He will bring experience and a fresh pair of eyes to our already world class buying team. Davy is passionate about Italy and has a deep knowledge of Italian wines. We look forward to his contribution in bringing our Italian range to an authoritative and market-leading level.”

Zyw joins Berry Bros. & Rudd after four years as global wine and spirits buyer at Direct Wines (Laithwaites) where he bought wines from a variety of areas including Italy, Champagne, South Africa, South America and England. Before joining Direct Wines, Zyw was assistant product development manager at Tesco. During his career in the wine industry he has completed a Wine Business Degree at Plumpton College and has also worked in the on trade as a Sommelier at Le Gavroche and Commis Sommelier at D&D’s The Bluebird.

As well as Italian wine, Zyw is well versed in Champagne and has recently published his first book I Love Champagne.