Matt Hodgson of Grape Britannia selects four more from his range of English wines, including an Organic Pinot Noir from Davenport and Saffron Grange Classic Cuvée from Essex.
Sam takes a look at an abundance of new Gusbourne wine releases, including the latest vintages of the Brut Reserve & Blanc de Blancs, as well as the brand new Blanc de Noirs & Pinot Noir Barrel Selection.
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.
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.
Sussex winemaker Albourne Estate has launched a first of its kind English Frizzante made from Bacchus.
Kentish producer Simpsons Wine Estate launches range of 2018 still wines and inaugural Classic Cuvée.
Urban winery Blackbook launches its first 2018 vintage wines including the first English wine grown and made in London.
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