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UK

Vine growing is possible in the UK thanks to the Gulf Stream and possibly global warming. According to English winemakers, 10 years ago our climate was 0.5 °C on the wrong side of the optimum temperature for wine cultivation but has now changed to 0.5 °C above that threshold. Most wineries are in Kent, Sussex and Surrey but they extend to South Wales, Oxfordshire, Devon and Cornwall.

The UK has gained international acclaim for its traditional method sparkling wines, and Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier are the most planted varietals. The other vines planted tend to come from Germany: Seyval Blanc, Reichensteiner, Müller-Thurgar and Bacchus for white wine, and Dornfelder and Rondo for red wine.

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  1. Wiston Estate Brut
    Wiston Estate Brut, NV
    West Sussex
    Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

    From £26.80 per bottle

  2. Exton Park Brut Reserve (750ml)
    Exton Park Brut Reserve (750ml), NV
    Hampshire
    Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

    From £28.20 per bottle

  3. Hoffmann & Rathbone Blanc de Blancs Brut
    Hoffmann & Rathbone Blanc de Blancs Brut, 2011
    Sussex
    Chardonnay

    From £42.40 per bottle

  4. 3 x Nyetimber Classic Cuvée (£36.20)
    3 x Nyetimber Classic Cuvée (£36.20), NV
    West Sussex
    Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

    From £108.60 per case

  5. Ambriel Classic Cuvée Brut
    Ambriel Classic Cuvée Brut, NV
    West Sussex
    Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir
    Rating:
    100%

    From £29.50 per bottle

  6. Hoffmann & Rathbone Classic Cuvée
    Hoffmann & Rathbone Classic Cuvée, 2013
    Sussex
    Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

    From £39.00 per bottle

  7. Ambriel Rosé Sparkling Wine
    Ambriel Rosé Sparkling Wine, NV
    West Sussex
    Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
    Rating:
    100%

    From £26.00 per bottle

  8. Nyetimber Classic Cuvée
    Nyetimber Classic Cuvée, NV
    West Sussex
    Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir
    Rating:
    100%

    From £36.20 per bottle

  9. Exton Park Brut Reserve (375ml)
    Exton Park Brut Reserve (375ml), NV
    Hampshire
    Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
    Rating:
    100%

    From £18.30 per bottle

  10. Herbert Hall Rosé Sparkling Wine
    Herbert Hall Rosé Sparkling Wine, 2014
    Kent
    Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir
    Rating:
    100%

    From £45.00 per bottle

  11. Hoffmann & Rathbone Rosé Réserve
    Hoffmann & Rathbone Rosé Réserve, 2011
    Sussex
    Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

    From £40.70 per bottle

  12. Nyetimber Blanc de Blancs (1500ml)
    Nyetimber Blanc de Blancs (1500ml), 2007
    West Sussex
    Chardonnay
    Rating:
    100%

    From £118.00 per bottle

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