For a taste of something closer to home this Christmas, swap Champagne for some English Sparkling Wine from Hampshire vineyard, Hattingley Valley. Its traditional method sparkling wines are the ideal accompaniment to any festive gathering.
It is tradition at Hattingley to mark the start of harvest with all of the team getting stuck in to pick the first grapes. Sales, marketing, logistics, finance and the winery team down their usual tools and exhange them for some snips and a bucket and join the vineyard team to harvest the small amount of Pinot Noir Précoce we have planted in the Test Valley.
With the general public’s love for rosé seemingly unquenchable, Hampshire vineyard, Hattingley Valley, proves it’s not just for summer with the launch of its 2015 vintage to follow in succession to their previous multi award winning rosé’s. This limited-edition dry, pale, delicate and textured rosé is available now at £36 per bottle from www.hattingleyvalley.com.
Olly showed us his exceptional mixology skills and before long Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby were singing their praises of how delicious the sparkling cocktail was.
British Airways is celebrating its centenary year in style with the launch of its own English Sparkling Wine. Customers will be able to enjoy the bubbles from the award-winning Hattingley Valley from July 1 and raise a toast to the airline’s milestone birthday.
We all love family. We all love wine. Supporting family-owned wineries means that you are supporting your own values as well as a family-owned business. Hattingley Valley Wines is owned by Simon Robinson and specialises in producing world class sparkling wines at focus the winery in Hampshire, England.
As the BBQ fires up this summer make sure to clink glasses full of only the best English Sparkling Wine. A fantastic choice is the new Blanc de Blancs 2013 (£47.50) from Hampshire vineyard Hattingley Valley.
It’s English Wine Week and with wine production last year reaching a record breaking 15.6 million bottles, vineyards across the country will be promoting England’s burgeoning fine wine industry and celebrating international export success.
Hattingley Valley’s Classic Reserve is standing high on the podium again as the Hampshire based winery collects its consecutive gold at Imbibe’s Sommelier Wine Awards 2019, after winning the same award last year.