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
An intense fusion of tropical fruit, zesty citrus fruits and vibrant tropics that is immediately Bacchus-like, with added bubbles.
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.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
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.
A rosé that you can generously sip away on without feeling too guilty about the units.