John’s festive round-up featuring a selection of the best English wines to enjoy this Christmas.
This month’s round-up takes an exclusive look at some of the fantastic 2018 vintage still English wines, including a delectable Chardonnay and a unique Pinot Meunier from Kent.
We caught up with Matt Hodgson, Managing Director of independent English wine retailer Grape Britannia.
The UK’s largest sparkling wine producer, Nyetimber, has announced that its 2019 harvest will commence tomorrow, Saturday 5th October.
Kent-based Hush Heath Estate are the latest winemakers to push the envelope with the launch of a range of premium English wines.
Sussex-based Off The Line Vineyard has launched trio of 2018 vintage rosé wines, the first to be produced on site at their own winery.
John Mobbs will host a duo of English wine masterclasses at The Albury Wine Festival on 9th June.
Rathfinny Wine Estate has this month seen its brand new Rosé 2016 and Blanc de Noirs 2015 chosen as ‘Sparkling Wine of the Month’ at The Ritz London.
Westwell ‘takeover’ trendy wine bar Sager + Wilde in Hackney for the launch of their new wines.
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LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
Bright red cherry and cranberry flavours that soften to creamier textures and notes of warm brioche. Delicious!
A very welcoming light creaminess that adds texture and contrast to the fresh, crisp red berry fruit flavours.
A delicious, rich Brut Reserve from Gusbourne with lovely nutty complexity.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
Grassy and aromatic with plentiful tropical fruit richness thanks to the fantastic 2018 vintage fruit.
A curious fusion of ripe peach, hints of lightly grilled tropical fruit, with a twist of lime & smoky notes.
Intense red cherry and wild raspberry flavours, with a lick of black berry fruits and a reassuring savoury depth.