Category: English Wine

Sharpham dart Valley Reserve
06
May
2021

Wickhams – Sharpham English wines

With English wine week fast approaching (19th -27th June 2021) here we are again talking English wine and these two bottles from the Sharpham Vineyard near the town of Totnes…

Furleigh Estate Chardonnay
20
Mar
2021

Furleigh Estate – English wine at its best – Pt 2

From the first time I tasted a wine from Furleigh Estate I was hooked, the wine in question was their white Pinot Noir at an event a couple of years…

Bacchus Fume
31
Dec
2020

Furleigh Estate Bacchus Fumé

Hot on the heels of my last post in which I gave you all snapshot of some of the brilliant wines I tasted over the last year, I decided to…

Furleigh Estate winery
27
Sep
2020

Furleigh Estate – English wine at its best – Pt1

With over 700 vineyards now in England you don’t have to travel very far to visit and appreciate how good English wine has become. On a recent short break to…

Ridgeview Sparkling wine
13
Sep
2020

Ridgeview Bloomsbury NV

Rule Britannia, Britannia rules the wine, well today it does as I had a double header turn up in the form of a wonderful bottle of Ridgeview Bloomsbury NV sparkling…

Harrow & Hope Brut Reserve
01
Sep
2020

Harrow & Hope Brut Reserve

English fizz, just keeps getting more and more popular and with over 700 Vineyards and around 133 wineries (all producing world class sparkling wine) in the UK at the moment,…

Simpsons Chardonnay
16
Jun
2020

English wine at its best

I must admit whenever I have the chance to taste English wine I am constantly surprised (although I shouldn’t be) at how good the quality is. Whether it be still…

14
May
2018

Stone, Vine & Sun – Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Festival 2018

If you like and want to know more about wine the best way is to try as many as you can and what better way of doing it without breaking…

02
May
2018

Oatley a quintessential English vineyard

English vineyards never cease to amaze me, even when the weather is dark and gloomy there’s something special even magical about seeing rows of vines surrounded by woodland and wildlife….

22
Jul
2017

Chapel Down Bacchus 2015

For anyone who hasn’t tasted the delights of English wine, why not? This Bacchus from Chapel Down winery nestled in the Kent countryside is an absolute beauty, especially for those…

12
Jul
2017

Hush Heath Estate English Winery

Following my recent visit to Hambledon winery in Hampshire I set off for another enjoyable day at another English winery this time in sunny Staplehurst, Kent (Garden of England) and…