In 2019 English winegrowers had to dodge a number of bullets. An early budburst meant that they were potentially exposed to Spring frosts, but blowers and bougies largely saw off that challenge. Then just as it looked as though persistent cold, wet weather might threaten the flowering season, the skies cleared and warm, dry, conditions […]
Winegrowing is very sensitive to weather conditions. Both quality and yield are affected by the timing and amounts of rainfall, heat and sunlight that the vines receive over the course of a growing season. There is a very large amount of data potentially available to those interested in better understanding how the 2017 vintage of […]
Ahead of Thursday’s sparkling wine blind tasting against New Zealand (“Battle of the Bubbles“) we look at, in alphabetical order, the English Team’s lower order. 7. Hush Heath, Balfour Brut Rosé, 2010 Owen Elias is a four-time winner of the UKVA’s Winemaker of the Year award and his Balfour Brut Rosé is the pick of […]
The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup is underway and a much-anticipated match will take place in Wellington on 20th February when co-hosts New Zealand take on England. Just ahead of this fixture, sparkling wines from the two nations will also compete, this time in a blind tasting dubbed the “Battle of the Bubbles“. Ahead of […]
Nyetimber held their inaugural open days on the weekend of 19th 20th September 2014. This short promotional video provides a brief overview of the days’ events.