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Best English wines to try

What better way to enjoy the Euros final than with a glass of home grown English wine....

Whilst the reputation has been growing for English sparkling wines, the following selection shows the diverse range of styles now made – many of which are priced below £30.

There are top-scoring Blanc de Blancs – the style which Susy Atkin’s believes is ‘England’s finest style of wine’ in her recent Expert’s Choice.

If you want something with some ageing, there’s the recently awarded Squerryes, Late Disgorged Brut 2011 – one of the Best in Show wines in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021. 

But beyond sparkling, there are cheerful rosés that resemble strawberry and cream and also serious reds and citrusy whites.

There’s always Bacchus wine – the UK’s answer to Sauvignon Blanc – which currently makes up about 5% of land under vines in the UK, according to Wine GB.

Best English wines to try this weekend

See also:

Staycation ideas: UK winery, distillery and brewery trips

Best English rosés to try

Best sparkling wines: 30 under £20

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