British Wine

The United Kingdom has been contributing to the world of wines and spirits since the Roman era. The Romans had wine with them wherever they went forth and conquered, and stumbling upon ancient wine chalices are nothing new. There is evidence of a Roman era vineyard at Wollaston in the Nene Valley, England with deposits of vine pollen dating back to this time. This suggests there were attempts at grape-growing, though it’s not known if this succeeded. 

The Romans were gone by the 4th century AD, and wine production was limited to Christian orders for sacramental purposes. The land was otherwise unstable due to nearly constant wars between factions such as the Angles, Saxons and Jutes. Most of the Christians who had planted small vineyards retreated to the islands, which weren’t suitable for grape-growing. By the 6th century, they returned to the mainland and vineyards were once again planted, but trade with other parts of Europe also increased. Higher quality wines could be obtained Read more »

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Varietals Produced in United Kingdom View all

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  • Seyval Blanc

    Well suited to cool climates, this popular French-American hybrid is the second most planted vine in England, behind ...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

Subregions of United Kingdom

  • Scotland

    The word whisky (here always spelled without the “e”), is a derivation of “usky,” shortened fro...

  • Armagh

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Popular Wineries in United Kingdom View all

  • Odessagne Ltd

    Odessagne Ltd import fine quality 'Gold Medal' sparkling and still wines from the Odessa Region, ...

  • Wickham Vineyards

    Discover the pleasures of English wine and experience a taste of the Hampshire countryside here a...

  • Rosemary's Vineyard & Winery

    We believe in minimal handling of the grapes so they are hand picked and hand processed by our fa...

  • Sandyford Vineyard

    Sandyford Vineyard is part of our 400-acre family farm based in the village of Great Sampford in...

  • Lindisfarne Fruit Wines

    Lindisfarne Mead is produced exclusively on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, situated off the Nort...

  • Charlie Herring

    Charlie Herring Ltd is a UK based company with projects underway to produce wine in South Africa,...

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  • Hattingley Brut Rose Hattingley Valley England


    Chalky, dusty aromas of light wildflower and toast with hints of cherry and strawberry. Pleasant fruit notes of cherry and strawberry on the palate as well, with tart citrus flavor filling in on the mid palate, some mixed berry and a refreshing character throughout. This is lightly floral and finishes clean with a touch of red fruit candy and a ... Read More

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  • Ridgeview Brut Bloomsbury England


    Toasted lemon and melon aromas with tightly focused citrus aromas and hints of butterscotch. Bold tingling acidity on the palate with quite tart lemon drop and grapefruit flavors, tart citrus and a toasted, almost smoky almond and oak spice mid palate, finishing with some classic biscuit notes and more zesty citrus acidity. Read More

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  • Glen Ord 30 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch NV


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  • Buchanan's Scotch Deluxe Year 2012


    It burns, kinda oaky, like a Grand-dad's furniture polish Read More

    Wine review by Aegelis

  • Arrived in England and in addition to making wonderful, rather pricey champagnes, they are also producing some good white varietals and I'm looking forward to trying them. Anyone have any suggestions?

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  • Glenmorangie the Quinta Ruban Year Old Single Malt Scotch 2012


    I watched both of my socks fly off as I sipped this jewel. Need I say more? Read More

    Wine review by jamessulis

  • Glenmorangie the Quinta Ruban Port Cask Extra Matured NV


    This is smooth as greased glass. Single malt excellence with bourbon cask and ruby port cask flavor. Extremely satisfying and mellow lasting exit. Read More

    Wine review by jamessulis

  • Bulldog London Dry Gin NV


    Opens with Cinnamon and White Pepper then a bit of Lime and other herbs. A sweet sensation on the tongue, then berries and white grapes. Smooths out and becomes somewhat 'oily' and the Grape, Lime, and Berries notes become even more noticeable when ice and water are added. Not much of any Juniper notes, but an interesting 'Gin' varietal neverthe... Read More

    Wine review by puhnner

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