English still wines, on the other hand

by  |  23-06-2016

Given that today is the so-called, “Brexit” vote, it’s probably only fitting to talk a bit more about the wines of England that I tasted during the ICCWS 2016 in Brighton. After all, if the UK votes to leave the EU they could very well be drinking a lot more of their own wines in due course. In terms of English sparkling wines, there seems to be a rather bright future. What started out as a niche production from the likes of Breaky Bottom has grown in to a quite mature and in the case of Nyetimber, Wiston, and a few others, a very fine type of sparkling wine. When it comes to the still wines however, it’s a very, very different beast and a great deal of work is being done in this segment. I attended a tasting that was led by well-known (at least in England and Europe) […]
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