Made in England
It’s hard to believe that, in just over 25 years, the English sparkling wine industry has come so far. Only in the late 1980s were Chardonnay vines planted alongside Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier in West Sussex by a pioneering couple from Chicago determined to be the first to make sparkling wine to rival that of Champagne. Nyetimber was born and a revolution began.
[Susie Barrie MW on English sparkling wine in Decanter June 2015]