English Vineyard interviews — sparkling wine

Windsor Great Park Vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

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Windsor Great Park Vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

  Windsor  Great Park Vineyard  The story behind the Windsor Great Park Vineyard by Tony Laithwaite. One day at our Head Office the phone rang at an unmanned desk, and was answered by a passing colleague who listened intently as the customer explained that they felt the service they had recently received fell below our usual high standards. Anne Linder took the call that day and apologised on our behalf. The upshot of this was an invitation to go and meet the customer: Major General Sir Michael Hobbs, now former Governor of The Military Knights, at his then home in Windsor...

Winbirri Vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

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Winbirri Vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

The English wines produced at Winbirri Vineyard have been winning many awards. With the arrival of Winbirri's English wines to our store we contacted the head winemaker Lee to find out more about this unique English vineyard based in Norfolk.

Meophams Vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

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Meophams Vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

  Meopham Valley Vineyard Like so many English vineyard owners, Surinder and his family did not have a background in wine before taking on the English vineyard - Meophams. In this wonderful English vineyard interview we discover the story behind the new owners and why they decided to switch careers and start making English wines. Hi Surinder, welcome to the English Wine Collection’s Vineyard focus. Could you provide some background on yourself and the team at Meophams?  Meopham Valley Vineyard was established in 1991, by David and Pauline Grey. Due to David’s retirement, our family were presented with an exciting...

Three Choirs Vineyard Interview By The English Wine Collection

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Three Choirs Vineyard Interview By The English Wine Collection

In this English Vineyard Interview we chat to Martin from Three Choirs  who has been working in the English wine industry for over 30 years.  With Three Choirs recent rebranding we thought it was time we caught up to hear his thoughts on the English wine industry and where they're aiming Three Choirs for the future.

 

Plumpton Wine college and Vineyard Interview By The English Wine Collection

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Plumpton Wine college and Vineyard Interview By The English Wine Collection

Where should you go to learn about wine in England? There are many different  colleges around the UK that offer WSET level training to improve and develop your own wine knowledge.  We decided as part of our English wine interviews we'd go to the only dedicated wine college in England that even has it's own vineyard! We discover that the students get involved with all parts of the wine making process and even have their names on the bottles of wine that they have been apart of producing.