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.
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.
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.
John take his annual look at the IEWA 2020 Gold Medal winners, including overall winners Black Chalk and Stopham Estate.
We caught up with Matt Hodgson of Grape Britannia after his monumental win to become the 2020 Decanter Retailer Awards Best English & Welsh Wine Specialist.
John catches up with London Cru winemaker Alex Hurley to talk and taste through his new Bacchus, Pinot Noir Précoce and Pinot Gris Pet-Nat.
This month’s round-up features three deliciously different English sparkling wines, a trio of fresh Bacchus and a striking white blend from Devon.
Continuing our exploration of all things pink-coloured, John takes a look at the latest and greatest trends in English sparkling rosé.
Welsh Wine Week is here, and we take a look at a trio of producers as well as how you can get involved to discover Welsh wine.
In a month packed full of exciting new English wines, John reviews a first of its kind Demi-Sec Rosé, a tasty new Blanc de Noirs as well as four deliciously different still wines.