As the colder months set in, John takes a look at some of the fantastic English Pinot Noir available right now.
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.
In our latest Round-up, John takes a look at harvest 2020 and selects a range of the latest, most delicious still and sparkling English wines.
John tastes the latest Cuvée Jack Pike 2015 and Cuvée David Pearson 2015 wines from Breaky Bottom, alongside favourites from the 2009 and 2010 vintages.
John spoke with winemaker Simon Roberts about Ridgeview’s new limited-edition Oak Reserve NV, which puts the focus on finding harmony between English freshness and confident oak integration.
On the search for a low/no alcohol alternative drink, I discovered Binary Botanical, a fresh beer infused with organic hop leaves, which has some surprising likenesses to English wine.
John tastes through ten delicious and diverse examples of English Bacchus, which demonstrate just why this is the white grape of choice in England right now.
In the second English Vertical Series, John tastes through the first four vintages of Simpsons Roman Road Chardonnay.
John take his annual look at the IEWA 2020 Gold Medal winners, including overall winners Black Chalk and Stopham Estate.
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.