Foiled

Foiled

I recently posted on Twitter a copy of Patrick Forbes' Champagne; The Wine, The Land, The People which I had just bought second hand. Inside was a dedication above, dated ...
Harrow and Hope Brut Reserve

Harrow and Hope Brut Reserve No. 4

A Stylistic Marker? Although most individual wines are now found in the new Tasting Notes archive, this was one of the star performers in English Sparkling Wine 2020 so I ...
Great Value Bubbles

Fine Bubbles for Less Than £25?

In the absence of any kind of organised, comparative tastings during Covid-19 lockdown, I thought it would be fun to put together a tasting of fifteen Traditional Method wines that ...
Nyetimber 1086 Range

The English Sparkling Wines of Nyetimber

Check out English Sparkling Wine 2020 for a full, up-to-date report on 32 English Sparkling Wine Producers A story with a beginning...and a middle The intensity of the gaze falling ...
Christie's World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Christie’s World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine

The fourth edition of this impeccable resource sees Essi Avellan MW take over the reins for the producer profiles and tasting notes whilst Tom Stevenson contributes the considerable supporting material ...
Rosé Shines At the Vineyards of Hampshire Tasting

Rosé Shines At the Vineyards of Hampshire Tasting

Tuesday saw the second instalment of The Vineyards of Hampshire's trade tasting at 67 Pall Mall. Even though many of these wines were tasted fairly recently for English Sparkling Wine ...