South Downs travel guide

South Downs travel guide Overhead a skylark sings in the blue sky. Green fields sweep down from a chalk ridge laced with white tracks. To the south lies the sea,…

Harvesting grapes, Hambledon

My London underground commute was recently swapped for a train to Petersfield, Hampshire, to try my hand at harvesting wine grapes at Hambledon Vineyard. Only an hour from London, it’s…

English still wines have often struggled to generate the same excitement as their sparkling wine counterparts in recent years, but British Airways has gone some way to redressing the balance.…

English sparkling wine

See Susie Barrie MW’s top English sparkling wines It’s hard to believe that, in just over 25 years, the English sparkling wine industry has come so far. Only in the…

English sparkling wine

English sparkling wine is a world-class product – and one which will keep on gaining plaudits thanks to continued investment, vine age and support from patriotic wine drinkers. Susie Barrie…

Wyfold Vineyeard, Brut, Oxfordshire, 2010

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Davenport, Limney, 2010

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Ridgeview, Victoria Rose 2010

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Wiston Estate, Rosé, West Sussex 2011

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Wiston Estate, Cuvee Brut 2010

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Gusbourne Estate, Rose 2011

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Nyetimber Blanc de Blancs 2007

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UK winemakers are toasting a bumper 2014 harvest as production continues to grow, with the country’s vineyard area more than doubling in the last seven years.