Category: English Wine

Happy New Year

tanks

Welcome to 2018, right now across the Wessex region vineyard owners are checking their wine in tank and preparing for bottling and whilst that is happening they are also focusing on pruning and preparing the… Read more »

Wessex Wine for Christmas

Portesham Winter

It’s amazing how quickly the year goes these days, all of our vineyards have the 2017 wine safely away in tank and thoughts now turn to Christmas and what is best to grace your Christmas… Read more »

Dunley Vineyard in the news

Marlings Vineyard

Dunley Vineyard located near Whitchurch was recently featured in the Newbury Weekly News where owner Gareth Capner was able to talk about the harvest which completed on the 29th of October and he could also… Read more »

Wine Competition Results

wine competition

The results of the 2017 Wessex Wine of the Year competition have been published.  Winning the trophy and a gold medal is Hattingley Valley for their Classic Reserve sparkling wine.  In addition one silver medal… Read more »

Wessex Wine Competition

Wessex Logo

Entries are coming in for the Wessex Vineyard Association annual wine competition which will be held at the South Winchester Golf Club on the 16th of November.  The panel of judges including Sally Easton MW… Read more »

Wessex Harvest 2017

a'Beckett's Grapes

We are coming to the end of the 2017 harvest in the Wessex Wine Region, the warm or dare I say it hot weather in June and July set the region up for some great… Read more »

All Together Now

Wessex Logo

On the 1st of September reflecting the growth of our industry the UK trade association United Kingdom Vineyards Association has merged with the marketing group English Wine Producers to form UK Wine Producers.  The enhanced trade… Read more »

Wessex Wins in UK Wine Awards

Coates and Seely

The inaugural UK Wine Awards results have just been published and we are delighted to see that Wessex member Coates and Seely from Hampshire won Supreme Champion with their La Perfide Blanc de Blancs 2009…. Read more »

2017 the year of 1 million vines

a'Beckett's grapes

English Wine will receive a significant boost with the planting of 1 million vines across England with some new plantings in the Wessex region.  With over 2,000 hectares already under vine the new plantings will… Read more »