UK

Hambledon Trip #4 – What’s Better Than Bubbles And A Summertime Braai?

Ok, finally, we can talk about the main event; the wine tasting. Helena, Joe, Bryony, and I were all facted out, hungry, and extremely thirsty. The boys and girls at Hambledon had promised us a BBQ and wine tasting day, and we’d been on our vineyard and winery tours with the smell of the marinading …

Hambledon Trip #4 – What’s Better Than Bubbles And A Summertime Braai? Read More »

Hambledon Trip #3 – What’s The Best Way To Invest In Wine Right Now?

So last one before we get onto the wine itself was something else that was obvious from our tours round both the vineyards and the winery. Hambledon, like a lot of wineries in the UK, has been so successful that expansion is now the aim of the game. But how do you do that when …

Hambledon Trip #3 – What’s The Best Way To Invest In Wine Right Now? Read More »

Hambledon Trip #2 – At War With The Champagnois? Not here!

Before I start about the tasting session we had, there are a couple of things that struck me about the winery and vineyard tours we started the day with. English sparkling wine can’t escape the link with the most famous sparkling wine region the world, Champagne. The (English and Welsh) wine press love to crow …

Hambledon Trip #2 – At War With The Champagnois? Not here! Read More »

Hambledon Trip #1 – Could An English Winery Visit Live Up To The Hype?

I’ve been impressed over the past few months about how often English and Welsh wine are in the headlines. Sparkling wine from these shores are scooping up countless international taste awards, and are now being exported round the world. It’s a huge success story in a UK that doesn’t always seem to be moving in …

Hambledon Trip #1 – Could An English Winery Visit Live Up To The Hype? Read More »

English Wine vs. British Wine, How Is It Still Allowed?

There are some things that just don’t make sense to me. Parents letting their kids terrorise the general public on those scooter things for one. People who beep their horn for no reason at traffic lights. I’d add Brexiters to the list if I didn’t think it’d spark some weird debate in the comments section, …

English Wine vs. British Wine, How Is It Still Allowed? Read More »