Still wines of England – tasting notes

Chapel Down's Kit's Coty vineyard in Kent, England

Read on. These are no longer wines to be dismissed out of hand, as Susie Barrie MW and Peter Richards MW argue in English still wine grows up, also published today, and 2018 - England's miracle vintage.

Click on our English wine tag and you will be directed to no fewer than 121 articles, but virtually all of them are about England’s increasingly respectable and respected sparkling wines. 

Because I felt relatively ignorant of the state of still wine in England, I decided to concentrate on that at the recent WineGB generic tasting in London. The easiest way to do...