Author: Olivia Thomas

Sussex has been Observed

“There’s an awful lot to like about Sussex” It was wonderful to see today’s review of the Gladwin Brothers Sussex restaurant by Jay Rayner in the Guardian’s Observer Magazine. We were delighted to spot a lovely mention of our 2018 Chardonnay too, as a “crisp, bright chablis-like joy”. Read the full article on the Guardian…

By Olivia Thomas 27/06/2021 Off

WineGB Gold for our 2019 Bacchus

Nutbourne is once again delighted to announce success in the WineGB Awards Our 2019 Bacchus was awarded a Gold medal in the 2021 Awards, judged by Susie Barrie MW, Oz Clarke OBE, Rebecca Palmer, Helen McGinn, Beth Kelly MW, Hamish Anderson and Simon Field MW. The tasting note from the judges describes the wine as…

By Olivia Thomas 24/06/2021 Off

A Note from Jancis Robinson

We’re thrilled to have received another wonderful tasting note from JancisRobinson.com, this time for our 2018 Chardonnay in a comparative tasting of 25 English Chardonnays. Tamlyn Currin wrote: “Tasted blind. Crackling with bright, lime-green, apple-sherbet energy. The acidity buzzes across the palate and there is a kind of light-filled iridescence that somehow puts me in…

By Olivia Thomas 22/06/2021 Off

Saddle Back Pork Tasting Boxes

Pre-Order our Saddle Back Pork Tasting Box This week Gladwin Farming will be butchering traditional Saddle Back pigs for the Gladwin Brothers restaurants and customers. A limited number of Tasting Boxes will be available for collection fresh from the cellar door at Nutbourne Vineyards from Saturday 22nd. We are now taking pre-orders by phone and…

By Olivia Thomas 18/05/2021 Off

Great British Rosé Week

A Celebration of all things Pink It’s Great British Rosé week, a social celebration of English and Welsh rosé from 19 – 25 April organised by Archie of @wineawaytheday and Alex of @englishvineyards. We’re delighted that our 2019 Blush has been selected to feature and it’s been the perfect week to talk about rosé, with…

By Olivia Thomas 19/04/2021 Off

Wine by the Glass

Ready to Pour We now offer a selection of our wines by the glass from our cellar door. You can sit back and sip in our wine lodge amongst the vines, or enjoy our views of the South Downs from our windmill balcony or platform. By the glass Ten.Five £4.50 Blush 2019 £4.50 Sussex Reserve…

By Olivia Thomas 14/04/2021 Off

New Release: Ten.Five

New Release: Ten.Five We’ve just released a limited edition of Ten.Five, a lighter still white wine fermented to just 10.5% alcohol, with no chaptalisation or added sugar. This dry wine is fresh, delicate and tangy, with hints of lychee and herbaceous notes. It’s made from 100% Chardonnay grapes from the 2018 vintage. The painting by…

By Olivia Thomas 07/04/2021 Off

Easter Recipe: Lamb Brochettes

Grilled Lamb Brochettes with Pistachio, Honey & Warm Spices with Nutbourne Pinot Noir 2018 Spring is definitely here – early blossoms are bursting, vibrant clusters of daffodils trumpet along the roadsides, the wafting perfume of Wild Garlic comes from shady banks and above all, a few rays of sunshine are lifting all our spirits. Lamb…

By Olivia Thomas 16/03/2021 Off