This month, John’s focussed on 2021 vintage English wines, with a delectable trio of white blends, as well as four textural still 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.
John takes a look at a selection the latest and greatest English sparkling releases for English Wine Week.
Brand new Ditchling-based wine estate Everflyht launches their first wines for English wine week.
Some thirty years on since Nyetimber’s first commercial harvest, John taste’s through seven vintages of the estate’s flagship Blanc de Blancs.
This month’s round-up include some highlights from English Rosé week as well as a selection of new still wine releases.
John takes his annual look at the IEWA 2022 Gold Medal winners, including overall winners The Wharie Project and Bride Valley.
John catches with winemaker Ben Witchell of Flint Vineyard in Norfolk for a thorough taste of Ben’s 2021 vintage.
The new Balfour 2022 Winemakers’ Collection range sees father and son winemakers Owen and Fergus Elias go off-piste with three unique and textural wines.
A belated kick-off to the 2022 monthly round-ups sees John look at a selection of the latest and greatest still and sparkling English wines.
A tempting selection of nine indulgent English sparkling wines for Christmas.
A look at the top new English red wines, as well as a retrospective look at a duo of favourite English Pinot Noir.
Five years in the making, MWs Susie Barrie and Peter Richards launch their Big English Wine Adventure wines.
John has turned his attention to English Chardonnay in both still and sparkling form for this month’s round-up.
Sitting on the chalky hills of New Alresford, Pommery’s Hampshire estate is certainly not standing in the shadows of Champagne. John visited the estate during a promising 2021 harvest.
A visit to Busi Jacobsohn to meet Douglas and Susanna and taste their distinctive English sparkling wines.
With the colder months approaching, John takes a look at nine diverse and delicious English Blanc de Noirs.
John take his annual look at the IEWA 2020 Gold Medal winners, including overall winners Black Chalk and Stopham Estate.
John takes a look at the latest Blanc de Noirs 2014 and discusses the new look labels and future developments at the Wiston Estate.
This month’s round-up looks at a trio of delicious new English sparkling wines as well as a selection of fresh and tasty 2020 vintage still wines.
A midsummer round-up of some of the latest and greatest English wines, including a new High Clandon Cuvée and a selection of spectacular 2020 still wines.
John talks to and tastes the first sparkling wines from Mereworth in Kent.
It’s English Wine Week, and to celebrate we have partnered with The Vineyards of the Surrey Hills to put together a mixed case and live tasting.
John reviews a selection of still and sparkling Welsh wine from White Castle and Montgomery vineyard.
This month it’s a rosé-tinted round-up, with John looking at the latest and greatest still and sparkling pink wines.