English Vineyard interviews

Roebuck Estates' Vineyard interview

Roebuck Estates' Vineyard interview

Roebuck Estates vineyard interview The following English vineyard interview is with James Mead MD  of Roebuck Estates. After recently winning Platinum at Decanter we caught up with James to find out more on the award winning wines and Roebucks' plans for the future.  Wines available here or click on the images below. Welcome to the English wine Collection’s Vineyard focus. James' could you provide some background on yourself and the team at Roebuck Estates? Roebuck Estates was established in 2013 by two friends, Michael Smith and John Ball, whose shared love of great wine and belief in the potential of the...

Simpsons' vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

Simpsons' vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

Simpsons’ Vineyard interview  With a superb range of English wines, Simpsons are focusing on the production of English still wines. Drawing on their knowledge from producing wine  at their France estate they have a dedicated approach to produce only the finest English wine. Welcome to the English wine Collection’s Vineyard focus. To start, could you introduce the team at Simpsons’ who works with you in the winery and vineyard ? The team at Simpsons' consists of : Charles & Ruth Simpson – Founders/Owners/Directors Darryl Kemp – Estate Manager Timothy Parrott – Assistant Vineyard Manager Leigh Sparrow – Head Winemaker Stacey...

Fox and Fox vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

Fox and Fox vineyard interview by The English Wine Collection

  Fox and Fox Vineyard interview  Fox and Fox have recently shot into the public awareness after winning Platinum awards at the prestigious Decanter wine awards. We caught up with Jonica to hear more about their English wine venture and multi award winning English sparkling wines.  Welcome to the English wine Collection’s Vineyard focus. To start, could you tell us about the team at Fox and Fox? Gerard and I co-own Fox & Fox and have a slightly mad time running it together, we have a shared fascination with fizz and find we have complimentary skills.  He is also our...

Renegade Urban Winery interview by The English Wine Collection

Renegade Urban Winery interview by The English Wine Collection

  Renegade Urban Winery Interview Renegade Urban Winery is no ordinary winery. Its founder Warwick Smith has set out to craft unique wines from its London base that are driven by his enthusiasm to constantly push his wine knowledge forward. In the below in-depth interview Warwick provides great detail on his ideas and how he constantly strives to move forward. Warwick, welcome to The English Wine Collection’s Vineyard focus. Can you provide some background on how you got into the wine world? I have always loved wine. I used to drink wine as a child with a little added lemonade....

Taittinger UK Domaine Evremond Vineyard interview with Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger

Taittinger UK  Domaine Evremond  Vineyard interview with  Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger

Taittinger UK Domaine Evremond Vineyard interview with Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger The famous Champagne house Taittinger have planted an English vineyard to produce English sparkling wine. The English sparkling wines will be ready for release in the coming years. Whilst the vineyard has been planted and is soon to bear its English grapes, we  caught up with Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger to find out more.  Pierre, could you provide some background on your career? I suppose for me it begins in 1976. My uncle Claude was in charge and I joined the business as a salesman and in fact one of my first experiences was...