Review of Lyme Bay Pinot Noir 2016 and much more…

Having spent many a summer holiday in my youth down in Lyme Regis and only fleetingly being aware of Lyme Bay Winery predominantly as producers of fruit wines and ciders, imagine my surprise and delight at the recent Wines of Great Britain Trade and Press Tasting to discover this winery offers so much more... A range of sparkling wines: from the finely nuanced Pinot Noir dominant Classic Cuveé 2013 - which was fresh and citrussy with lovely honeyed brioche…

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English Wine? …. I don’t mind if I do!

A few years ago the thought of drinking English (or Welsh…mustn’t forget the Welsh!) wine was met with a bit of a chuckle and a shake of the head…boy how things have changed. Lying at a latitude of >50 degrees North our climate is just about at the margins of where grapes are able to be grown and ripened successfully (although Global warming is undoubtedly making things a tad easier) but today with regular improvements in production techniques and…

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