Returning to Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking, Surrey for a secret vineyard trail and exclusive tasting of some brand new wines.
A real triumph for patience, this mature rosé has hidden depths of nut, biscuit and spice.
A fruit forward rosé with delicious subtle notes of spice and vanilla.
A crisp and delicate rosé with delicate creamy textures and red fruit on the finish.
John spends the first day of English Wine Week touring his local vineyards in Surrey.
A super-fresh vibrant blanc de blancs, fresh crisp green apple and hints of spiced oak.
A remarkably developed Chardonnay-rich white blend with stunning citrus cut through & wondrous textures.
A texturally diverse Pinot Gris with honeyed notes and precise citrus acidity.
Distinctive and elegant, a rather excellent and balanced wine.
A vibrant and fresh citrus and green apple led traditional sparkling blend.
Clean, fresh and distinctive Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc form Surrey.
A clean and refreshingly fruity rosé, perfect for the summer!
A return to Greyfriars Vineyard in July for a tasting of their latest wines.
A very refreshing and delicately nuanced blend.
A wonderfully rich dessert wine with deep honeyed notes and citrus cut through.
A smooth textured pale rosé with delicate oak and red fruit notes.
A Rosé that ticks all the boxes; refreshing, bone dry but still plenty of fruit character.
A light, clean and very drinkable maiden Sparkling release from Albury.
My tour of Albury Vineyard in Surrey during August, and tasting of their excellent Sparkling and still Rosé wines.
A rich luxurious White Pinot Noir with white Burgundy like texture and weight.
During July I visited Denbies in Surrey for a vineyard and winery tour, as well as a tasting of the Sparkling wine range.
A unique sparkling Sauvignon Blanc from Surrey with strong vegetal character.
A very drinkable rosé with a delightfully clean and fresh profile.
A sublimely fresh and rich Blanc de Blancs full of baked apple and warm vanilla character.