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January New Wines & News


The pinnacle of Pinot Noir – a trio of dazzling 2018s
We are delighted to have recently added these three exceptional 2018 Pinot Noirs to our list. From some of the best English wine producers, from the best vintage seen in the modern era, these are truly world class examples of Pinot Noir. All display wonderfully rich fruit qualities, as you would expect from such a warm vintage, and each has its own particular charms. To find out more about these wines, click here.

The Davenport is normally priced at £19.99, the Sharpham at £20.99 and the Charles Palmer at £24.99, but we are delighted to be able to offer readers of this Newsletter 10% off purchases of these three wines during January. Please use the coupon JAN20PNO at the checkout.
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Valentine’s Day – treat your other half (and yourself!) to Sparkling English Rosés
Mrs Grape Britannia will attest to the fact that Mr Grape Britannia is not the most romantic soul on the planet. But he can be relied upon to open a cracking bottle of Rosé English Sparkling Wine on Valentine’s Day – and here are 15 for you to choose from if you want to guarantee* happiness!

* We don’t offer an official, legally binding, guarantee of happiness, to be clear. 
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Vermouth, gin, brandy, vodka, liqueurs, beer, cider – it’s not all wine 
While English wine is at the heart of Grape Britannia’s mission, we have a small but perfectly formed selection of other English alcoholic beverages, from boutique beers to a 23 year-aged brandy, which we probably don’t shout about enough. Pictured above is Albourne Estate’s 40 Semi-Dry Vermouth – gorgeous on ice but also a wonderfully versatile cocktail ingredient.
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Our programme of tasting events for 2020 kicks off on 4 February with our Introduction to Wine Tasting, a fun and accessible evening explaining some key terminology and guiding through a structured way to taste wines. The full events list can be found here.