This month’s round-up looks at some of the latest and greatest Great British sparkling wine releases.
Great British Wine founder John started his English wine journey as a prolific reviewer on popular wine app Vivino. After relocating to Surrey in 2013, he discovered great wines were on his doorstep, and set about exploring the world of English wine, launching the website in 2015. Now a self-appointed Great British Wine ambassador, he has a mission to explore all corners of the UK to uncover the best producers and most exciting wines.
Celebrating #GreatBrtishRoséWeek, John visited Albury Organic Vineyard in Surrey for a tasting and talk about the new Silent Pool Rosé 2020.
Exton Park has relaunched and rebranded with a striking new look and an increased focus on their unique Reserve Blend approach.
Continuing his coverage of Essex, John takes a look at the game-changing first releases of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to come from Danbury Ridge Wine Estate.
For his latest round-up, John takes a look at a trio of English Bacchus and Chardonnay, including the sublime Octagon Block from Danbury Ridge.
John interviews Liz Sagues, who launches her latest book Sussex by the Glass for International Women’s Day.
For this month’s round-up, John puts the focus back on English sparkling, with six top new wine picks.
John takes a look at Defined Wine, a new contract only winery set in the heart of Kent, including a preview of 2020 vintage wines.
John takes a look at the transformation of the Henners winery and brand under the ownership of Boutinot.
A look at New Hall Vineyard, who have over five decades of winemaking experience in the heart of Essex.
With valentine’s just around the corner, John takes a look at six delectable English sparkling rosé wines to open and share with your loved one.
This month’s roundup takes a look at sparkling wines made from lesser known grapes from across the country.
After a chance meeting over three years ago, John talks to Mark and Julie of Artelium Wine Estate about their journey so far.
John returns from a Christmas and New Year break with a fresh batch of diverse and delicious English wines.
To celebrate the end of a challenging, but rewarding year in English wine, Great British Wine and Grape Britannia have teamed up to put together a special case of six of John’s top English wines of the year.
John takes a festive look at some top English sparkling to enjoy over the Christmas and new year period.
A GBW team collective look back at the best wines of the year, covering still and sparkling wines from across England and Wales. Check back daily for updates!
As the colder months set in, John takes a look at some of the fantastic English Pinot Noir available right now.
In our latest Round-up, John takes a look at harvest 2020 and selects a range of the latest, most delicious still and sparkling English wines.
John tastes the latest Cuvée Jack Pike 2015 and Cuvée David Pearson 2015 wines from Breaky Bottom, alongside favourites from the 2009 and 2010 vintages.
John spoke with winemaker Simon Roberts about Ridgeview’s new limited-edition Oak Reserve NV, which puts the focus on finding harmony between English freshness and confident oak integration.
On the search for a low/no alcohol alternative drink, I discovered Binary Botanical, a fresh beer infused with organic hop leaves, which has some surprising likenesses to English wine.
John tastes through ten delicious and diverse examples of English Bacchus, which demonstrate just why this is the white grape of choice in England right now.
In the second English Vertical Series, John tastes through the first four vintages of Simpsons Roman Road Chardonnay.