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Is Indian wine the future?

Is Indian wine the future?

The Asian country has the land and investment to become the world’s next wine juggernaut – but can it overcome its low domestic demand and conquer the export market? India’s tropical climate makes it surprising that it can make quality...

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Aldwick Estate Vineyard in Somerset

Discover more about Somerset vineyard Aldwick Estate

Quality English wines from the Mendips Aldwick Estate is an absolutely stunning vineyard and wedding venue set in the Mendip hills in Somerset, just outside of Bristol and Bath. The estate has been family-run for five generations and is today Somerset's largest...

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NEW to Novel Wines this Autumn

NEW to Novel Wines this Autumn

Meet 3 new wines to our list. We’re re-introducing the delightful Mantinea Moschofilero from Semeli, alongside the fruity Macedonian Tikves Vranec and our brand new English fizz from Yeo Valley vineyard Sutton Ridge. Semeli Nassiakos Mantinea Moschofilero, £11.95 Aromas of...

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Try a'Beckett's: Award-winning wine from Devizes

Try a'Beckett's: Award-winning wine from Devizes

a'Beckett's is a family-owned vineyard in a beautiful Wiltshire setting in south-west England. They produce a range of quality still and sparkling wines with 65% of their vineyard planted with Pinot Noir. The 11-acre vineyard was established in 2001 by...

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Wine of the month: Kardos Dry Furmint 2017

Wine of the month: Kardos Dry Furmint 2017

Fresh, Chardonnay-style white wine from one of Hungary’s finest winemakers. Taste this brand new addition to our wine list. We’ve welcomed the new vintage of Kardos’ benchmark white wine to our list. The fruit was picked from 20 year old...

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Cottonworth fizz wins more GOLDS

Cottonworth fizz wins more GOLDS

The multi-award-winning sparkling wine from Hampshire has taken the top gong at more awards this Summer. The Classic Cuvee from Andover vineyard Cottonworth (£29.95) has had a bumper year in 2018. After winning Best English Sparkling Trophy at 2017’s International...

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Meet the DiBonis Winery: putting Serbia on the map

Meet the DiBonis Winery: putting Serbia on the map

Serbia’s coveted red wine experts DiBonis have reached UK shores and people are taking notice. DiBonis is the brainchild of Laslo Boni from Croatia who comes from a long line of vineyard owners and winemakers. Originally an engineer, Laslo chose...

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Best ever year for English wine

Best ever year for English wine

Camel Valley winemaker Bob Lindo predicts English 2018 harvest will be “biggest on record”, joining a chorus of other excited winemakers. Bob told Novel Wines that harvest for Camel Valley Bacchus could start as early as 10 September this year,...

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Hungary 2018: Early harvest due to heatwave

Hungary 2018: Early harvest due to heatwave

Gabor Kardos, the winemaker in Tokaj behind the fabulous Kardos wines, is planning to harvest 2-3 weeks early due to the high sugar content in his grapes following 2018’s Summer heatwave. “The crop is very healthy,” Gabor told us. “We...

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What wine would your favourite TV characters drink?

What wine would your favourite TV characters drink?

Ever wondered what sort of wine your favourite TV characters might drink? It’s certainly true that the wine we drink can often reflect our personality. What would inquisitive Sherlock Holmes drink whilst mulling over a case and would the mighty...

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And By Royal Appointment…

And By Royal Appointment…

Camel Valley Vineyard, in Cornwall, has become the first English winery to receive a Royal Warrant. Family-owned by father and son Bob (pictured) and Sam Lindo, Camel Valley is known across the world for making world-class English sparkling wine. The...

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