English Wine is booming or is it?

The month of May is medal-awards time for the wine industry, and the highly influential Decanter Magazine and International Wine Challenge competitions have given their highest ever number of golds, silvers and bronzes to English wines. Many of the winning wines are from the outstanding 2014 vintage, when a long, warm autumn ripened to perfection the vast quantities of fruit set by the benevolent sunshine of spring. This increase in the quality and amount … Read More

Sussex Wine wins UK Wine of Year Trophy 2015

Albourne Estate Bacchus 2014 from Sussex has won UK Wine of the Year Trophy 2015. This wine had already won two other Trophies and a Gold Medal in the UK Vineyards Association 2015 competition plus a Silver Medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). In both competitions the wines are blind-tasted by panels of experts, many of whom are Masters of Wine (MW). Winning the UK Wine of the Year Trophy is … Read More

Wines from Spain Awards 2015

We are thrilled to have two winning wines in the Wines from Spain Awards 2015: Top 100. Both wines are from Bodegas Gordonzello in DO Tierra de Leon. Peregrino Albarín 2014 is an aromatic dry white wine, with peach and apple aromas. It is packed full of apricot and tropical fruit with a tangy finish and excellent length. This is a must-try wine. It is brilliant with fish, especially oily fish like salmon, mackerel … Read More

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