Producer: Chapel Down Region: Kent Product Type: Gin RRP: £33.99 Volume: 41.2% PRODUCT REVIEW The latest spirit from Chapel Down is the on-trend Pinot Noir Gin, a light blush coloured gin that has arrived just in time for spring. This is once again derived from English wine grape skins, this time from Pinot Noir, which […]
John heads back to Kent to visit Chartham Vineyard, a family business with a firm eye on art and the community.
Bright and precise, this elegant Blanc de Blancs excels with its focussed orchard fruit flavours and delicate minerality.
A superbly balanced Pinot Noir from Hush Heath, with youthful red berry flavours and delicate textures.
As seven Kentish winemakers unite, John takes trip to Rochester Cathedral for the inaugural Wine Garden of England Festival.
Robbie and John head back to Kent to interview Charlie Holland, winemaker and CEO of Gusbourne, in our first ever video feature.
Both driving and giving, ending on a delicious honey roasted nut complexity that lingers elegantly on the finish.
A delicious, rich Brut Reserve from Gusbourne with lovely nutty complexity.
A beautifully feminine floral Pinot Noir with precise summer red fruit flavours.
Very clean, while the mineral textures build and linger with excellent length.
This fine English Chardonnay straddles that fine line between textural oaky delight and precise, punchy fruit purity.
A really grown-up wine that is more Pouilly-Fumé in style than it is New World Sauvignon Blanc.
A super refreshing and most distinctive Gin with English wine grape heritage.
John returns to Simpsons Wine Estate in Kent for a preview of the Estate’s first wines.
The best Pinot Noir from Hush Heath yet? Beautiful red fruit and new found depth.
Strikingly dry and clean throughout, the real surprise is the depth and length of the finish.
This Rosé has everything – the fresh crisp bite of citrus & a wonderful underlying yeasty depth.
Fresh, clean and dry with flavours of crisp apple, lime and a twist of tropical fruit.
A day at Taittinger’s Domaine Evremond in Kent to celebrate the ceremonial planting of the first vines.
A visit to Chapel Down to celebrate the launch of their Kit’s Coty wines and The Wine Sanctuary tasting room.
A wonderfully full and involving palate with superb flavours of orchard fruit and a real nutty oatmeal quality.
Silky, almost buttery with ripe orchard fruit flavours with a confident fresh cut through which draws you back in.
Decadently textured but suitably restrained, underpinned by an edgy acidity to remind you that it’s a cool climate Chardonnay.
A visit to the award winning Mount Vineyard in Shoreham, Kent.