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.
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LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
A big crowd-pleaser of a wine, so packed full of fruit that it really appeals.
This wine’s price (£150) and presentation makes a huge statement but it’s Nyetimber’s quality and precise approach that makes it a standout.
A wine with lots of tertiary nuances, ripe stone fruit, red apple and hints of cranberry on the mid-taste with a delicious nutty, baked pastry complexity
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
A classy English Sauvignon Blanc with a mixture of crisp green fruit and tangy, prickly tropical fruits.
WOTM July 2019 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.