Berry Bros & Rudd has quenched thirsts since 1698. Now, 319 years later, a wave of corporate governance changes is setting it up for the next three centuries. Peter Crush reports
Every so often you catch glimpses of the fact Simon Berry really wanted to be an actor.
“This building [3 St James Street, London] dates to the 1530s,” he explains with vim, gesticulating flamboyantly at his surroundings.