Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with English Sparkling Wine
19th May 2022
On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. A special extended bank holiday weekend from 2nd to 5th June provides an opportunity to celebrate this historic milestone and what better way to celebrate than with English sparkling wine. Whether you’re celebrating at home with family and friends, having a street party or having a special day out, we’ve got something for you.
Paxton & Whitfield
Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with a Limited edition Jubilee Cheese Cake, consisting of 3 tiers of British artisan cheeses. The bottom tier is the wonderful Paxton & Whitfield Half Baby Stilton, the middle tier is the cloth-bound Paxton & Whitfield Cheddar Pounder and the ‘crown on the top’ is the fresh and citrusy Tor goats’ cheese.
Include a bottle of The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly 2021 – Paxton & Whitfield 2015 Vintage English Sparkling Wine for a delicious pairing with this artisan cheese. Developed in East Sussex by Fox & Fox a boutique English vineyard and award-winning producer. The Jubilee Cheese Cake and English Sparkling Wine Paxton & Whitfield are available for £95. Pre order now via their website.
Fox & Fox
Fox & Fox has launched a Jubilee Special Edition: The Elizabethan Blanc de Blancs 2014 which is perfect for parties and picnics. This limited edition English sparkling wine has had 7 years on lees (a nod to Her Majesty’s 70 years as Queen) and is a captivating blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Gris.
The Elizabethan is richly autolytic, full of shortbread and brioche notes underpinned by a crisp freshness and singing floral citrus flavours on the finish. It is made for celebrations from formal meals to impromptu picnics. This is a wine with a zest for life, perfect for sharing. There are only 1,700 bottles made so don’t miss out, for £44 you can order here.
Bolney Wine Estate
Bolney’s Jubilee Tour celebrates the best of British in a year that marks The Queen’s 70-year reign and their 50th anniversary. Since the very start, they have been pioneers of English wine and have been a part of some very special British events. Join one of their Jubilee Tours on 2nd and 4th June 2022 to discover more and celebrate this historic year with them.
Begin with a 45-minute guided tour of our estate, including the chance to meander through the vines and explore our state-of-the-art winery. Then, indulge in a tasting featuring a very special line up of wines and spirits. These include the first English wines to be served at Wimbledon and enjoyed in BA’s first-class lounge.
Then, enjoy a feast fit for royalty with a perfectly packed picnic to enjoy in one of their picnic areas nestled around the vines. Included is a bottle of Lychgate wine of your choice and quintessential delights from classic picnic sandwiches to flavourful mini quiches & sausage rolls, and fluffy scones with indulgent cream & jam. The perfect celebration for the long weekend with friends and family in the heart of Sussex. Book your space here.
Woodchurch Wine Estate
Enjoy the Platinum Jubilee weekend at Woodchurch with a sparkling afternoon tea. What better way to relax and enjoy the long weekend than in a beautiful vineyard with a glass of sparkling wine and some freshly prepared local delicacies! For just £25 per person you will be served a glass of Woodchurch sparkling wine with a cheese or charcuterie board, this will be followed by scones with clotted cream, jam and strawberries, and a selection of teas or coffee. Book your table here.
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