Wine Videos and Films

Black Book Wine Tasting with Sergio

Black Book Wine Tasting with Sergio

  To find out more and to buy the wines click here Founded in 2017 based in an early 20th century railway arch in Battersea, South London, Black Book is Family owned and operated by Sergio & Lynsey Verrillo. The focus is on English Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from select growers within 2 hours of the winery location in London. Their aim is to create a range of single vineyard still wines that showcase the English terroir Supporting the local community, leading WineGB Diversity & Inclusion working. Black Book Produce around 20k bottles annually. They are minimal intervention wines that...

Simon Thorpe MW and Wine GB CEO on Wine Talks British Business

Simon Thorpe MW and Wine GB CEO on Wine Talks British Business

Simon has more than 30 years’ experience in different commercial sectors of the wine industry, including senior roles with Waitrose, Constellation, Negociants and Fells. He has been a board member of both the Institute of Masters of Wine and the WSET, and continues to work with both organisations. Passionate about the British wine industry, he took over the role as CEO of WineGB in October 2020 and was appointed to the Board on 13th April 2021. Simon lives in the beautiful county of Shropshire, and spends his spare time with his wife Louise and three sons, walking the dogs, weeding...

The Harrow and Hope wine tasting video with Henry Laithwaite

The Harrow and Hope wine tasting video with Henry Laithwaite

 Harrow and Hope was founded by Henry and Kaye Laithwaite which started as a consequence of falling in love with viticulture whilst living in Bordeaux and then a desire to keep it going when they moved back to the UK. They decided to choose the Thames Valley as Henry is local to the area and could see the massive potential of there. Despite it having some of the highest agricultural land prices in the UK along with it’s scarcity, they got lucky - 'right place, right time' and so snapped up a wonderful site when it came on the market....

Roebuck Estates' Wine Tasting with Will Hine

Roebuck Estates' Wine Tasting with Will Hine

For more on Roebuck Estates' and to try their award winning English sparkling wines click here. Will Hine, Sales Account Manager After an early exposure to working with wine on the well-trodden path of Oddbins stints during university holidays, I had a misspent foray into the world of finance.  However, the wine industry lured me back and in 2012 I started working for fine wine importer, Louis Latour Agencies who has a fantastic portfolio of family-owned wineries.  The decision for the radical career shift was cemented on my first day when I was presented with a line-up of the new...

The Simpsons' wine tasting video with Henry Rymill

The Simpsons' wine tasting video with Henry Rymill

    For more on Simpsons and to buy their English wines click here  Henry Rymill is the Sales and Events Manager at Simpsons’ Wine Estate. Before joining the team Simpsons’ he established and ran an independent wine merchant called the Wine Room in Whitstable Kent for 9 years. Prior to that he owned a small vineyard in McLaren Vale, South Australia, worked in PR and has been a Sales and Marketing Manager for similar wine estates in South Australia such as Kangarilla Road and Wirra Wirra as well as Assistant Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry...