The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly 2017

The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly 2017 Marriott Hotel London County Hall Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, UK Wednesday 24th January 2018 10am – 5.00pm Glass of Bubbly Magazine

The Nature of English Wine

You may have heard more about English Wine in recent times, Fresh from discovering a wealth of organic, biodynamic and natural wines at The Real Wine Fair in London, we arrived bright and early for the English Wine Producers Annual Tasting. This event is growing year on year and the quality of the wines on […]

The Bacchus Gricer (The Full Monty) 2015

The Bacchus Gricer (The Full Monty) 2015 Now it really was the final countdown with our hols at their close, but what a time we have had! So what better way to finish then to begin with a tasting of Eastcott‘s Classic Cuvee 2013, and privileged we were to be able to give our verdict on […]

The Bacchus Gricer (Riviera Romp) 2015

The Bacchus Gricer (Riviera Romp) 2015 Our first family holiday was beginning to draw to a close but not before we made another visit to a seaside resort (or two) whilst in glorious Devon! And what better than to have two resorts virtually side by side, namely Paignton and Torquay. Therefore, on a bright a sunny […]

The Bacchus Gricer (in the beginning was Nyetimber!) 2015

The Bacchus Gricer (in the beginning was Nyetimber!) 2015 Having briefly posed outside the estate only a year ago, a day that we had very much been looking forward to was our invite for a private tour and tasting at the one and only Nyetimber! So it was with much excitement, and a very early […]

The Bacchus Gricer (raindrops falling on our heads) 2015

The Bacchus Gricer (raindrops falling on our heads) 2015 Having a break from the sun and the vines, the family set out on a rainy day to explore the grand city of Exeter. However, the rain chose not to give-up and despite our much vaunted attempts to keep going, the rain did get the better of […]

The Bacchus Gricer (there’s wine in Eden) 2015

The Bacchus Gricer (there’s wine in Eden) 2015 After successfully bottling the Classic Cuvee 2014 for the secondary fermentation to take place, it will now be left on its lees for a minimum nine months or so. After this period of maturation, each bottle will eventually be placed at a forty-five degree angle, neck-down, in specially built ‘A-frame’ racks, called […]

The Bacchus Gricer (the cream of the crop) 2015

The Bacchus Gricer (the cream of the crop) 2015 An early start to the day was needed in order to get to our next destination. Whereas Cornwall had been featured in our last outing, we were now heading West and over to Somerset and in particular Minehead. This would be our third visit to this […]