Articles tagged with the word "sparkling wine":

Bollinger reserve wines

Published on August 1, 2013

One of the added quirks of making non-vintage Champagne is the use of reserve wines saved from previous years. Here’s what Bolly does with its reserve wines.

Hattingley Valley

Published on June 7, 2013

New English sparkling wine brand Hattingley Valley will be released onto the market at the end of August.

Camel Valley, Pinot Noir Brut 2010

Published on June 2, 2013

This was my pick of the pops (ark, ark) from the annual English tasting in May.

IMW debate English Sparkling Wine

Published on April 13, 2013

The UK is more recognised than ever before for the quality of its sparkling wines. More fruit is now channelled to sparkling production than still wine, but with new plantings continuing, is the UK at risk of making more sparkling wine than it can sell? Is the country heading for an inevitable bust?

Jenkyn Place Vineyard

Published on March 29, 2013

The nearly five hectares of Jenkyn Place Vineyard lie at around 100m altitude, on a gentle, chalky, south-facing slope of the North Downs.


Published on February 27, 2013

Forget big, brand-name Champagne houses investing in the UK to make sparkling wine. Fifth generation Champenois vigneron Didier Pierson has already been growing grapes to make English Sparkling Wine (ESW) on the South Downs since 2004.


Published on September 21, 2012

What’s now known as Jansz (from Abel Tasman’s middle name), was established in 1975, in the Pipers River area of north-east Tasmania. The 24 hectare vineyard had been part of the original Heemskerk property, and a new lease of life began in 1998 when the Hill-Smith family bought it.

Arras – the house that Ed built

Published on April 18, 2012

House of Arras represents the pinnacle of Accolade Wines’ sparkling wine programme, a totally Tasmanian bubbly brand created and nurtured by Aussie sparkling wine maestro, Ed Carr, the group sparkling winemaker for Accolade Wines.

Tasting of Champagne Jacquart 2011 vins clairs

Published on April 6, 2012

Floriane Eznack, winemaker at Champagne Jacquart smuggled out (not literally, but by the sound of the administration involved, it might have been the easier option) some still base wines from the 2011 Champagne vintage.

New Zealand sparkling wine

Published on February 22, 2012

The potential of producing high quality sparkling wine in New Zealand was recognised more than 20 years ago by Champagne houses. What happened?

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