IEWA 2023 Results
John takes his annual look at the IEWA 2022 Gold Medal winners, including overall winners The Wharie Project and Bride Valley.
Great British Wine Round-up April 2023 Part 2
In part two of the April round-up, John tastes through seven diverse sparkling rosé wines.
Great British Wine Round-up April 2023 Part 1
In the first of a double feature, John rounds up a selection of the best still English rosé wines from the 2022 vintage.
LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
Flint Venn Multi Vintage ‘VMV’
A charismatic and distinctive multi-vintage blend from Flint Vineyard in Norfolk.
All Angels Sparkling Rosé 2016
A delightful frothy mouse, and superb vivid pink colour with delicious summer berry flavours.
Denbies Cubitt Blanc de Noirs 2015 Magnum
Weighty and structured, delivering on the promise of a bready, savoury mix with stone fruit pastry.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
Chapel Down Kit’s Coty Chardonnay 2018
A sumptuous mixture of ripe stone fruit and crisp orchard and citrus fruits, while the 13.5% ABV brings a glamorous richness.
Bride Valley Dorset Chardonnay 2019
Packed full of crunchy green orchard fruit, with crisp apples and greengage, and hints of white pepper and lemon.
Artelium Artefact #2 Barrel Aged Chardonnay 2020
Crisp, taut crunchy apples and zesty flavours, then a lightly peachy weight that leads to a lengthy finish.