Taking time out from the green benches of Parliament to visit the green swathes of West Street vineyard in Coggeshall, a local Member of Parliament has rolled up her sleeves for what is thought a British first: an MP getting down and dirty in an English vineyard during harvest. Pritti Patel, (pictured) Conservative MP for
To celebrate the start of English wine week, Essex grower West Street Vineyard re-fought the Battle of Agincourt – this time with wine – leading to a second English victory over the French. Lunch time guests were presented with either a white, rose or sparkling wine in a blind tasting to decide which they preferred. More
The new £1.5 Million visitor centre at West Street vineyard in Coggeshall, Essex has opened its doors to the community. On a glorious sunny day, TV crews, live radio broadcast and local press witnessed the event on, appropriately, St Georges Day, 23 April 2013. There was sensational interest from the locals, traffic jams were reported regularly
The three speakers on ukvine’s panel discussion at the London International Wine fair (LIWF) next weekhave been revealed. The industry personalities who will debating the future of English Sparkling Wine are: Frazer Thompson – CEO of Chapel Down, Kent Jane Mohan – Partner at West Street Vineyard, Essex Mark Driver – Founder, Rathfinny Estate, Sussex
The first UK wine centre and educational wine centre bringing New World experience to the UK in custom-made English wine centre is to open on St George’s day. West Street vineyard in Coggeshall, Essex has already been short-listed for a design and innovation award and West Street wines have won awards already before it opens.