Archive for January, 2014

English Wine Lovers now on Facebook!

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English Wine Lovers now on Facebook!

Reflecting back on the first year of English Wine Lovers, we like to think that our posts have built up a solid platform of genuine opinion, which is becoming more and more informed as time goes and on. Our aim to spread the word on English & Welsh wines has not changed, but how we go about it has been […]

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Visit a Sussex Vineyard

Filed in Vineyards by on January 13, 2014 0 Comments
Visit a Sussex Vineyard

Visit Sussex recently asked us to write a guest blog post for them on vineyards in Sussex that are open to visitors. Here’s a copy of that article… There is more and more talk these days about the increasing quality of English wines and Sussex is right at the heart of this exciting development. From […]

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Have you Nominated your Favourite Vineyard yet?

Filed in Musings, News by on January 10, 2014 0 Comments
Have you Nominated your Favourite Vineyard yet?

The BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards are seeking nominations for Best Drinks Producer – you’ve got just two weeks or so to get in your nomination; the deadline is Monday 27th January 2014. The judges want to “hear about the people using carefully sourced ingredients and skill to produce an outstanding drink. From producers bringing […]

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How many English Wines in a Century?

Filed in Musings by on January 9, 2014 0 Comments
How many English Wines in a Century?

Instead of my usual New Year wine resolution to drink less but better, for 2014 I have resolved to to drink the same but different. By which I mean the same amount of wine but made from as many different types of grape as possible. I’ll already taste anything once (usually twice, just to make […]

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Etiquette and a schoolgirl error…

Filed in Musings, Wines Tasted by on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
Etiquette and a schoolgirl error…

Welcome to 2014! I hope your celebrations were fun and your resolutions are still intact. My resolution last year was to visit 10 English vineyards; I managed to exceed that by a long way and I’m looking forward to having much more fun with English wine this year. So, what about dinner on the big night and where […]

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