Celebrity Interview: Neil Phillips

23rd February 2015

Celebrity Interview: Neil Phillips

The Wine Tipster is one of the UK’s leading Champagne Experts, Neil is a wine presenter, horse racing pundit, writer and presenter on both television and radio.

Where’s the most memorable place you’ve enjoyed a Glass of Bubbly?
At Maison Belle Epoque with Chef de Cave Hervé Deschamps tasting Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs 2002 for the first time before a memorable lunch.

Which country would you tip in having an up and coming sparkling wine region?
UK: Sussex, Kent and Cornwall.

What’s your thoughts on the future of English sparkling wine?
Definitely a good bet for continued success and growth with the premier league of producers increasing. We need to shout more about the scale of the UK industry as many people believe our production is well below a 100,000 bottles.

What does Champagne mean to you:
A: Success
B: Celebration
C: Romance
D: Enjoying good company
All of the above!

Glass of Bubbly

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