The Big English Wine Adventure - Part 1

We’re making an English sparkling wine as part of a charitable project. Here, Susie proves she’s more about quality than quantity. Head over to this page for more!

The Big English Wine Adventure - Part 2

After harvesting and making the wines, now we blend. This is an important decision, so Peter is largely ignored. Find out more about our English Wine Adventure here.

The 20-20 wine rule...

Wine is often served at the wrong temperature. This can make a big difference to the taste and your enjoyment. Here’s Peter with his 20-20 rule to help you get it right.

Wine Festival Winchester 2016

A taste of the action from Wine Festival Winchester 2016 – fun, food and wines galore!

How to stay upright while wine tasting

Susie gets up close and personal with a spittoon while discussing how and why to spit wine when tasting. (Production: Paddy Bowerman)

Wine Festival on BBC1

Wine Festival Winchester featured on BBC1, with a focus on English wine.

Saturday Kitchen Christmas - a family affair

For the Boxing Day 2015 edition of BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, Susie and Peter recruit a little extra help – and find a sweet wine to go with biscotti and syllabub by Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussein. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Wine Festival Winchester

Wine Festival Winchester 2015 – the one minute video. Thanks to Paddy Bowerman and to Marsicans for the awesome soundtrack.

Saturday Kitchen New Year's Eve 2014

Jason Atherton’s got a festive fish stew on so Susie and Peter head out to find some white wine – and hit the shops. (Courtesy BBC1/Cactus TV)

Wine saving gizmos

How to keep your wine fresh once it’s been opened? Here’s Peter’s take.

Saturday Kitchen Christmas Panto...

Look beyond the hammy acting and see…well, what Christmas is all about. A horse-drawn carriage and a good old-fashioned marital dispute over the wine.

Susie tilts at windmills on Saturday Kitchen

Susie in Bromley finding a wine to go with a wonderful turbot dish by the fabulous Sanchez-Iglesias brothers. (In memoriam Jonray) (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Wine to try: Rugby on Saturday Kitchen

Peter goes rugby crazy on Saturday Kitchen. (Courtesy BBC1/Cactus TV)

Peter in Itata, southern Chile

Chile’s centuries-old wine history was largely forgotten until a brave band of winemakers started championing old vines in places like Itata. Peter visits.

Bonnets and booze

Susie does her best Jane Austen impersonation before finding solace in wine to match with Gennaro Contaldo’s chicken. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

A wine man rides the skeleton

How to terrify a wine expert: 1) put him on a tray with wheels at the top of a hill and 2) push. Peter needs a stiff drink after this one. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Flavours from the Cellar - Mercure Hotels

Susie and Peter chose three delicious, eclectic wines to sit at the heart of Mercure Hotels’ wine list in the UK, as part of their consultancy for the group. (MBA)

Peter in the Saturday Kitchen stocks

Vivek Singh’s cooking a prawn curry – time for Chilean Riesling. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Susie in shock grape pilfering outrage

Susie’s stalking the vineyards of Kent (Chapel Down, actually) in this wine VT from Saturday Kitchen. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Peter on BBC2's Daily Politics

Peter calls on the chancellor to end the booze super-tax in this edition of Daily Politics, which includes a VT filmed at Hampshire sparkling producer Hambledon. (BBC2)

Susie and thousands of wines

Susie finds a wine to go with Tom Kitchin’s tomato salad from among the thousands on offer at the London Wine Fair. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Peter's perfect serve

Peter meanders around Wimbledon in this tennis-themed quest to find a perfect wine to go with Wolfgang Puck’s Szechuan steak. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Susie's on the run

It’s London Marathon weekend so Susie speeds off to the shops to find a wine for Gennaro Contaldo’s ravioli. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Booze and the Baronesses

A follow-up to Peter’s Daily Politics appearance, calling for less tax on wine, discussing the matter with three Baronesses. As you do. (BBC1/Daily Politics)

Susie flies the flag for English wine

Susie visits an English wine estate and recommends fine Sussex fizz from Ridgeview in this Saturday Kitchen wine VT. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Surf's up on Saturday Kitchen

Newquay – mackerel salad – Saturday Kitchen – that can only mean one thing. Surf’s up! (BBC1/Cactus TV)

The Palate

Susie and Peter host and judge the first ever edition of The Palate, a nationwide quest to find the UK’s best amateur wine taster. (Stepping Stone Media)

The case of the large glass

Peter uses a boat to hunt down his Saturday Kitchen wine. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Too drunk to ruck

Susie gets a few helping hands in her Saturday Kitchen wine quest. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Peter's mum on Saturday Kitchen!

It’s Mother’s Day, you see. Peter’s dad also makes a very brief cameo – see if you can spot him! (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Susie in Yorkshire for James Martin's last show

It was a big moment on Saturday Kitchen when presenter James Martin left after 10 years. Susie visited Yorkshire in his honour. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Sparkling wine made simple

Susie & Peter team up with Stepping Stone Media and Jacob’s Creek to make this video on how to choose the right fizz for you.

Less speedboat - more lifeboat

Why are the production company so keen to send Peter out on boats? Anyway, here is in finding a red for Adam Byatt’s Coq au Vin. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Snow, Santas...and Sparkling Wine

Santa-related silliness in this festive Saturday Kitchen VT finding wine for Antonio Carluccio. I mean, where did they find that costume for Susie..?! (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Saturday Kitchen Blast from the Past!

In this vintage episode of Saturday Kitchen from November 2011, Susie’s in Banbury finding a red wine for Theo Randall’s sausage pasta. (BBC1/Cactus TV)

Saturday Kitchen Blast from the Past!

It’s vintage Saturday Kitchen alright: Peter capers around Birmingham finding a white wine for Rick Stein’s shrimp fritters. (BBC1/Cactus TV)