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.
Today sees the official announcement of The Wine Garden of England; a formation of seven of the top English Wine producers in Kent.
Today is the launch of one of the most anticipated wine releases of the year so far, Jacob Leadley’s Black Chalk.
Majestic will be looking for new arrivals from England’s burgeoning wine scene over the next 12 months.
Albourne Estate has launched the first Sussex vermouth, as the resurgence of this aromatic, spiced fortified wine continues to build.
Langham Wine Estate Rosé 2014 awarded top sparkling wine and a gold medal in the second IEWA
Hampshire Brut Reserve NV in Magnum, joining the 75cl and 37.5cl bottles to complete a family of sizes.
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LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
A fusion of pear, elderflower, zesty lime and gooseberry, with a softer, riper mix of light peach and honeydew melon.
A strikingly pure prestige cuvée, the purity of the ultra-low dosage lets the fruit do the talking.
A very pure, dry expression of Bacchus but with the added lift of the light bubbles.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
Bright, zingy lime and grapefruit flavours, with passion fruit and gooseberry notes.
A most vivid ruby red colour, with a dynamic nose of cherry, wild strawberry and dried herb notes.
Lots of tangy cranberry and raspberry red berry flavours with a big hit of grapefruit tang.