John makes a visit to Chapel Down’s new Gin Works restaurant and bar in King’s Cross, London.
Four delicious sparkling wines from Hampshire, a special cuvée from Surrey and the latest Kit’s Coty Chardonnay form the February Round-up.
John heads back to Kent to visit Chartham Vineyard, a family business with a firm eye on art and the community.
Simpsons Wine Estate has announced that four new English still wines will be released later this year, to be distributed by Roberson Wine.
Next month’s ProWein will see Black Chalk seek opportunities to launch its wines to the international arena.
Davenport Vineyards has beaten the competition to take home the Amorim Sustainability Award in this year’s international Drinks Business Green Awards.
LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
Packed full of character; crisp orchard fruit leads to fuller notes of honeyed apricot and delicious biscuit notes.
Really impresses with its long, drawn out finish with hints of citrus zest, red currant and raspberry.
Bright and crisp up front, with tangy cranberry and red currant notes, ripe orchard fruit flavours and a fine mousse.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
A punchy palate, packed full of zingy citrus fruit, with papaya and guava tropics.
A superbly balanced Pinot Noir from Hush Heath, with youthful red berry flavours and delicate textures.
A highly aromatic dessert wine orange peel and lychee characteristics and thoughtful balance between sweetness and acidity.