Archive for May, 2014

Food and Wine Matching – Nyetimber Style

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Food and Wine Matching – Nyetimber Style

When I saw the picture on Twitter of the table at the Nyetimber offices awaiting guests I thought (a) I’m sure they meant someone else when they invited me and (b) I’m certainly not going to ‘fess up! The event was to celebrate Nyetimber Classic Cuvée 2009 winning Best UK Sparkling Wine at IWC2014 as well as English Wine Week. With […]

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Enjoying your English Wine Week

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Enjoying your English Wine Week

As English Wine Week approaches, I had an email from a friend asking for recommendations on places to visit. Knowing where she lives, her particular interests and another region of the country she was planning to visit, I put together a personal itinerary. Obviously that’s not possible for everyone, so I thought I’d share my […]

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Hanging out the Bunting at Frithsden

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Hanging out the Bunting at Frithsden

What better way to spend a bank holiday than with friends at an English Vineyard? Looking for somewhere equidistant between north London and Milton Keynes, Frithsden Vineyard near Berkhamsted looked to be the ideal spot for a May Day meet up – not too far, not too big, offering a warm welcome for children and […]

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My Week in English Wine

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My Week in English Wine

From a fancy restaurant in the City to Plumpton College in the Sussex countryside, via one of the biggest English Wine events of the year, what a week it’s been! It all started quite gently with a launch for the new Classic Cuvée from Hambledon Vineyard at Hawksmoor Guildhall. It was lovely to meet some more of the people behind the […]

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Sunshine, Music and English Wine

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Sunshine, Music and English Wine

Since I’ve been blogging about UK wines, one of the most interesting contacts was the day I received an email from an A&R man who helps young musicians start out on their career. Mark had been working with some guys in a band and organised for them to help make a craft beer, which will […]

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