Britain’s long-overlooked renaissance

The vineyards of England and Wales are producing wines of the highest standard that can no longer be ignored by the rest of the wine world

1st April, 2018
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Nyetimer vineyard, Sussex

It is remarkable that any wine region where there are more than 700 vineyards and estates, 2,000 hectares under vine and a near constant stream of awards for their world class-standard sparkling wines is so easily and regularly overlooked by almost the entire wine world.

The area of which I speak is our nearest neighbour, England. The overlooked area is an all-island affair, though, as there are now a dozen vineyards planted in Scotland and 25 commercially...

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