Connoisseur Estates adds English sparkling wine

17 February, 2017

Connoisseur Estates has taken on Woodchurch wines from Kent, marking the first English sparkling wines in the distributorís portfolio.

Woodchurch is a family business established in 2009 at Woodchurch Estate in Kent, by Graham and Donna Barbour. The winery produces sparkling wines, which they describe as being hand-crafted to express the characteristics of each individual season. They released their first wines in 2015: a Classic Cuvee (rsp: £26.99), Rose and Blanc de Blancs (rsp: £28.95).

The Woodchurch wines will be available in the UK for the independent on and off-trade.

Andrew Steel, director of Connoisseur Estates, said: ďWith the advance in quality and popularity of English sparkling wines in recent years, not having an English wine in the portfolio had become an increasingly obvious gap for us as a supplier of boutique, family-owned wines to the independent sector, so we made a concerted effort to find the right producer and Woodchurch fits the bill perfectly.Ē




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