Full English

No, I’m not talking about breakfast (although wine at breakfast was an entirely acceptable notion during lockdown). It’s English Wine Week and I got to taste my way through a selection of brilliant wines (with Jack Whitehall!) on last weekend’s Saturday Kitchen. Details are on the programme’s website here and I’ve added a couple of my favourites to this week’s reviews below. Visit winegb.co.uk to see what’s going on from now until Sunday with vineyards offering real/virtual tours and/or selling direct from their cellar doors. The English wine industry is young compared with most – we’re in the teenage years, the wines can sometimes be difficult – but there’s no doubt we’ve now got the climate, soils, grapes and people determined to make great wines here. Time to go for the full English.

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2 Comments

  1. I have had enough of lockdown now, it’s really getting me down. Winning the prize draw of a case of your lovely wines would give me something to look forward to!

  2. Jeff Smith

    Even once in blue moon, would it be possible to mention equivalent wines available in Ireland ? Even the wines you mention in Tesco do not ever seem to be available here

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