John take his annual look at the IEWA 2020 Gold Medal winners, including overall winners Black Chalk and Stopham Estate.
Great British Wine founder John started his English wine journey as a prolific reviewer on popular wine app Vivino. After relocating to Surrey in 2013, he discovered great wines were on his doorstep, and set about exploring the world of English wine, launching the website in 2015. Now a self-appointed Great British Wine ambassador, he has a mission to explore all corners of the UK to uncover the best producers and most exciting wines.
We caught up with Matt Hodgson of Grape Britannia after his monumental win to become the 2020 Decanter Retailer Awards Best English & Welsh Wine Specialist.
John catches up with London Cru winemaker Alex Hurley to talk and taste through his new Bacchus, Pinot Noir Précoce and Pinot Gris Pet-Nat.
This month’s round-up features three deliciously different English sparkling wines, a trio of fresh Bacchus and a striking white blend from Devon.
Continuing our exploration of all things pink-coloured, John takes a look at the latest and greatest trends in English sparkling rosé.
Welsh Wine Week is here, and we take a look at a trio of producers as well as how you can get involved to discover Welsh wine.
In a month packed full of exciting new English wines, John reviews a first of its kind Demi-Sec Rosé, a tasty new Blanc de Noirs as well as four deliciously different still wines.
In a new series looking at iconic English wine styles, John takes a look at both the most recent and the Decanter Trophy-winning Bacchus from Winbirri.
In a new series looking at iconic English wine styles, John takes a look at a duo of still Chardonnays from Gusbourne in Kent.
The latest GBW round-up features a diverse selection of wines perfect for #EnglishWineWeek, including a tasty trio of English reds, two whites and two delectable English Sparkling wines.
We tried out Corkk The English Wine Box, a new subscription service specialising in exceptional wine selected by Master of Wine Clive Barlow.
John catches up with Mark Driver, co-owner of Rathfinny to talk about their brand new Classic Cuvée, as well as the full range of sparkling wines.
This month, John takes a look at sparkling wines in both traditional and innovative forms, including our superb May wine of the month from Fox & Fox.
Raise a toast on VE Day 75 with a duo of cocktails made from a combination of Chapel Down English Sparkling Wine and gin.
John tests out Furleigh Estate’s Bacchus & Asparagus box, paring their delicious Bacchus Dry 2018 with asparagus from fellow Dorset producers Bothen Hill.
John takes a look at two flagship grapes in English wine, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, in their various still and sparkling guises.
This month, John takes a look at two indulgent vintage English sparkling wines, as well as a selection of white blends, NV sparkling and something sweet for Easter.
This Good Friday, 10th April 2020, English wine drinkers and producers alike are going to show their support for the industry by buying and drinking their favourite English still and sparkling wines.
This month’s superstar English wine lineup includes a stunning Pinot Meunier sparkling from Langham as well as new Blanc de Blancs from Wiston and Gusbourne.
In the first in a series of English Wine Vertical features, John tastes through five vintages of Gusbourne Blanc de Blancs to explore the differences in vintage and bottle age.
A visit to Axminster in East Devon to catch up with Mike Huskins to talk Seyval Blanc and the rest of his plucky grape squad.
This month’s round-up features a trio of fresh still wines, as well as three distinctively different sparkling wines.
What better way to show your partner you love them on Valentine’s than to pop open a bottle of crisp, home-grown English sparkling rosé.
It’s John’s first round-up of the new year, which features a trio of outstanding English sparkling wines as well as a selection of new still releases.