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Top Vegan English Wines to try this Veganuary

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Top Vegan English Wines to try this Veganuary

If you’re doing Veganuary this January, or looking to introduce more vegan options into your life, there are a whole host of vegan English wines to choose from!

Wait – vegan wine?! Surely all wine is vegan, right?! I mean, it’s only made from grapes!

Unfortunately it’s not quite that simple.

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Best English & Welsh Wines for Christmas Dinner

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Best English & Welsh Wines for Christmas Dinner

Best English & Welsh Wines to Pair with Christmas Dinner Wine pairing with Christmas dinner is traditionally quite challenging. There are a lot of different flavours to balance, and you don’t want to overpower the wine with the food and vice versa. Last year was a challenge for a lot of people, so we hope everyone is able to make the most of Christmas with family & friends this year! We'd recommend choosing some truly lovely English & Welsh wines to go with Christmas dinner this year.   Read on to find our guide of the top wines we’d recommend for...

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Why English Wine is THE Corporate Gift This Year

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Why English Wine is THE Corporate Gift This Year

Why English Wine is THE Corporate Gift This Year

It’s that time of year! The time to say thank you to your clients, or show your appreciation to your hardworking team. But how to find something that everyone will enjoy?

We have listed the top reasons why English wine should be your choice of corporate gift this year.

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Spotlight On: English & Welsh Red Wines

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Spotlight On: English & Welsh Red Wines

The most common belief is that the English climate is just too cold for growing grapes to make great red wine. And you’d be forgiven for thinking so – if you asked a lot of people where their favourite red wine comes from, they’d probably list off somewhere warmer than England, be it the South of France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, or somewhere further afield like Australia or Argentina.

However, you can indeed get delicious red wine from England & Wales! You won’t find grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon or Nebbiolo in England – we definitely don’t get enough sunshine for those! What you will find are grape varieties such as Regent, Rondo, Dornfelder and of course, Pinot Noir.

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What's the difference between English sparkling wine and Prosecco?

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What's the difference between English sparkling wine and Prosecco?

The tension is building this evening in the run up to England's biggest football event in 50 years - the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy!

Well, let's face it, the football could go either way (though we very much hope it's coming home!) but one contest England is absolutely sure to win is that between English Sparkling Wine and Italy's iconic sparkling wine - Prosecco. 

So, two sparkling wines - what is the difference between English Sparkling Wine and Prosecco? 

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