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England sparkles
6 May 2014 by Richard Hemming
Tasting English sparkling wine gets more and more pleasurable each year. The annual Judgement of Parsons Green event brings together a selection of styles, origins and prices that represent a pretty comprehensive view of the category. See our tasting reports on this event from 2011 , 2012  and 2013 . This year, rosé was particularly impressive, for me. Several new names also performed well, alongside solid showings from many of the established names. It remains the case that the non-champagne varieties fare far less well, although there are occasional exceptions to prove that rule. The evolution of pricing is interesting, too,...

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