Wiston Estate – Winemaker Interview – Marcus Rayner-Ward

Wine isn’t just made, it’s crafted by the unwavering expertise of a Winemaker, sometimes old traditions are passed down by generations and on other occasions, new people venture into the industry, introducing us to new creations, this series of Winemaker Interviews will help you uncover the vast world and skills of how the artists passionate…

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English Sparkling Wine… Then, Now and Beyond

England. The country where we put the kettle on in a crisis, the changing of the guard, where full English breakfast is enjoyed, disappointing World Cup performances suffered, wonderful rolling countryside, fish and chips, Morris dancing and just tucked in behind them all, a growing gem that is English Sparkling Wine. Christopher Walkey explores the…

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Wiston English Sparkling Wine at Prestigious Star Awards

Wiston Estate English sparkling wine was enjoyed at the Prestigious Star Awards 2016. The Prestigious Star Awards celebrate the quality, performance and reputation of the world’s best venues qualified to host the most memorable events. 20 venues from across the world were announced as winners on Friday evening at 20 Cavendish Square in London. Winning venues included…

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The Story of Wiston Estate Winery

The Wiston Estate has been owned and managed by the Goring family since 1743. It straddles the chalky slopes of the South Downs. Sussex beef herds, grazing sheep and arable crops have been part of the Estate landscape for centuries. It was not until the arrival of Harry Goring’s wife, Pip, in 1972 that the…

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English Wine Week 2016

English Wine Week 2016 will take place between Saturday 28th May and Sunday 5th June. English Wine Week is a national campaign, designed to raise awareness of English wine across the country. Vineyards across the country will also be opening their doors to welcome visitors, offering tours, tastings and special offers. Here are some of the…

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HM The Queen to Launch Ship with Wiston Sparkling Wine

Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, will name the new P&O Cruises vessel Britannia at Ocean Terminal, Southampton, on Tuesday March 10, 2015 with English sparkling wine Wiston Estate. Four nebuchadnezzars (the equivalent of 20 bottles) of Wiston Estate Brut NV have been specially commissioned for the naming…

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Wiston Estate: History, Vineyard & Winery

Wiston Estate: History

The History The Wiston Estate has been owned and managed by the Goring family since 1743. Its 6000 acres straddle the chalky slopes of the South Downs. Sussex beef herds, grazing sheep and arable crops have been part of the Estate landscape for centuries but it was not until Pip arrived that the ancient Roman…

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