As Digby Fine English celebrate their tenth birthday, co-founder Trevor Clough hosts a rare vertical tasting of his Vintage Reserve Brut.
For the July round-up, John takes a look at nine delicious English Sparkling Wines from across the country.
A look at eight upcoming new releases from Ben Smith of Itasca Wines / Penn Croft.
LATEST SPARKLING WINE REVIEWS
A light off-dry sweetness that adds body and a light generosity compared to the sometimes bracing dryness of most Pét-Nat wines.
Peach, sweet red apple, orange skin and crisp almond pastry, as well as the fragrance of beautiful Burgundian oak.
Delicious winter spiced notes that stands out with orange peel and spiced roasted almonds.
LATEST STILL WINE REVIEWS
Riper strawberry and peach flavours, with a light creaminess, suggestions of pomegranate and rhubarb.
Waves of zesty citrus fruit and grassy tones, while the mid-taste brings ripe pears and a hint of tangy tropical fruit.
Green apple, citrus, white peach, and a flinty minerality with a light textured nuttiness.