Wine Making

As the English wine industry grows, so too does our collective level of skill and expertise. Ambitious winemakers from across the globe have flocked to England in recent years to test their hand in the world’s most exciting new wine making region.

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The climate in England is cool in vine growing terms, which means our grapes will always retain a natural higher acidity than grapes grown in very hot countries like Australia or Argentina. For that reason, England produces more sparkling wine than any other style as the key element in a quality sparkling wine is its acidity, which is essential in maintaining a wine’s balance and structure over time.

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Our philosophy is one of minimal intervention. In the winemaking we take exceptional care to limit the risks of trunk and fungal diseases with continual and regular observation of the vines and weather. With adroit training, pruning and canopy management throughout the growing season, the vines produce beautiful clean berries with optimal sugar ripeness without much intervention.

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