Zoe Strimpel

A sceptic’s guide to English wine

Which bottles are worth popping on New Year's Eve?

  • From Spectator Life

Being in possession of a well-kept secret is every wine-buyer’s goal, not least because uncorking an unusual find impresses even the snootiest of guests. English wine-makers have long been trying to break up any residual secrecy about the worthiness of their wines. Not quite new world, not quite old world, English wine was always going to fill an odd space in the market.

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