A week of English Sparkling Wine starts with Greyfriars

Written on 31st May 2017 by Christopher Walkey in english-sparkling-wine

Just how good is English Sparkling Wine? Just ask the French...

Written on 4th May 2017 by Christopher Walkey in english-sparkling-wine

David & Goliath – Can English Sparkling Wine take on the might of Champagne?

Written on 6th April 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in english-sparkling-wine

Who does not enjoy a glass of bubbly and what better way to celebrate English (Sparkling) Wine Week (27th May – 4th June) than by opening a bottle of Greyfriars rosé brut and what a ... Read more

We are all well aware of the qualities that Champagne holds as a wine and how the heavily protected region of France produces many award winning wines and traditions for the world to enjoy. Now, ... Read more

English Sparkling Wine has experienced something of a meteoric rise over the past few years. Peter Ustinov’s phrase “I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine” would have had little argument ... Read more

A glass of bubbly is becoming more and more the choice of many when it comes to enjoying wine these days and what a splendid choice we now have from nearly each and every corner ... Read more

I’ve always loved bubbles, but I must admit, I haven’t always been fussy. In fact, when I first moved to London eight years ago, a £5 bottle of Tesco Cava did the trick, not that ... Read more

The Fight for French Champagne

British Airways is set to serve an English sparkling wine for the first time with Bolney Wine Estate Blanc de Blancs 2013 as it’s guest sparkling wine in First Class for six months. The full-bodied ... Read more

England. The country where we put the kettle on in a crisis, the changing of the guard, where full English breakfast is enjoyed, disappointing World Cup performances suffered, wonderful rolling countryside, fish and chips, Morris ... Read more

There is nothing like a bit of positive press to help excel your brand, in fact some people can even deal with negative press and still turn in round in their favour, but has this ... Read more

Windsor Great Park is a sparkling wine that offers richness and finesse. Pale gold in colour with a delicate toasted brioche, apricot and citrus aroma and the flavour of lemon, stone fruit with a toasty length. 16,700 ... Read more

Furleigh Estate will be raising money for charity Weldmar Hospicecare Trust throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which runs from 1st – 30th October. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of ... Read more

Danebury Vineyards, a family-owned wine estate in Hampshire, has returned to its roots by reintroducing a venue for race horse training. Danebury produces renowned vintage sparkling Cossack under the watchful eye of award-winning winemaker Vince ... Read more

Naked Wines is launching an English sparkling wine to be named by the British public Naked Wines customers will get the opportunity to pre-fund a new English sparkling wine, which will be ready to drink ... Read more

Langham Wine Estate Opens Tasting Room

Langham Wine Estate has opened a tasting room for guests following a lengthy barn renovation. The tasting room is currently open for tour groups, casual visitors, and exclusive hire, with a plan to host ticketed ... Read more

Breaky Bottom English Sparkling Wine

Breaky Bottom is a winery based in Sussex which was founded in 1974 by Peter Hall. At the time, there were only a few dozen wine vineyards in the whole country, but Peter Hall saw the potential for grape-growing in ... Read more

Throw A Sparkling English Afternoon Tea

There’s nothing quite like a traditional afternoon tea: a deliciously varied spread of treats on offer from a beautifully laid cake stand. But what if we want to take this beloved English pastime up a ... Read more

Enjoy the Summer Sporting Season with Digby English Sparkling Wine

Ahead of the Summer sporting season and the 2016 Olympic Games, Digby Fine English launch the nationwide sale of Digby Leander Pink NV with the most influential retailers (RRP £29.99), plus hotels and restaurants that fit the wine’s discerning yet spontaneous spirit.  To celebrate Digby’s ground-breaking partnership with Leander Club and the launch, Digby have sponsored Thursday’s Row2Rio dinner event in Henley-on Thames, which sees Clare Balding interviewing the ... Read more

Celebrate English Wine Week with Hush Heath

Hush Heath is all set to celebrate English Wine Week (28 May-5 June) with a number of events; this campaign is designed to raise awareness of English wine across the country. Owner Richard Balfour-Lynn will ... Read more

The Story of Wiston Estate Winery

The Wiston Estate has been owned and managed by the Goring family since 1743. It straddles the chalky slopes of the South Downs. Sussex beef herds, grazing sheep and arable crops have been part of ... Read more

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