Category: English Wine

Introducing: Buyers’ highlights

Picture the scene: you’re in a restaurant and the wine waiter hands over the list. It’s the size of War and Peace: do you a) dance an inward jig of delight, and settle back to peruse what’s available, or b) after a cursory glance, turn to the sommelier for advice? Sometimes, too much choice is […]

Vintage update: England 2018

As we enjoy brief relief from the summer’s prolonged heatwave, we caught up with some of our English wine producers to see what the weather means for the 2018 vintage here in the UK

Better than a pint

Whether celebration or commiseration lies beyond the semi-finals for our nation’s finest footballers, you’ll need something to sip throughout the match. While it’s hard to resist the lure of a pint in the current heat, we consider it our patriotic duty to drink something English; here Jared Ehret suggests the perfect order of play for […]

From our kitchen: patriotic spears

To celebrate English Wine Week, our Head Chef Stewart Turner has rustled up an irresistible recipe that makes the most of the season’s best ingredients: asparagus and girolles It’s that time of year when our focus turns to that quintessentially British ingredient: asparagus. As I’ve said many times before, it is possibly our greatest seasonal […]