Tasting the newness of English Sparkling Wine

by  |  08-06-2016

If you were to go back in time 20 years ago and ask a much younger version of me what I thought about sparkling wines, my reaction wouldn’t have been amazing. If you were to ask me about English sparkling wines, my reaction would have been one of bemusement and confusion. Of course that version of me was just starting to make the transition from beer to wine, but even those who were wine lovers would have known little about the sparkling wines of England despite the fact that they’ve been made there, in varying quantities for several decades now. It’s only as of late that this type of wine has taken hold and most attribute it to the folks who took over Nyetimber (an American couple) and jolting some energy into a languishing industry. Admittedly many had tried this over the years and had met with middling success but […]
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