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WineGB Gold for Alder Ridge 2014 Blanc de Noirs

It’s a GOLD from the WineGB awards 2019 for our vineyard’s latest release!

We are delighted to share with you that our 2014 Blanc de Noirs picked up a Gold medal at this year’s awards. They had an incredible 254 English wines entered in this year’s competition and only 39 were awarded a Gold medal.


The WineGB Awards is the UK wine industry’s national competition designed to showcase the distinctive styles of sparkling and still wines produced in the UK.


The wines were judged at Institute of Masters of Wine in London on 17th & 18th June 2019 by the following judges: Susie Barrie MW (Chair), Oz Clarke (Co-Chair), Sam Caporn MW, Pierpaolo Petrassi MW, Richard Hemming MW, Sue Daniels, Phil Tuck MW, Christine Parkinson, Nik Darlington, Jane Parkinson, Matthieu Longuere MS and Simon Field MW.


Read more here.


The English Wine industry is in a fantastic position and continuing to produce exceptional quality wines. To be one of 22 vineyards, out of over 500 in the country, to achieve a Gold medal is truly humbling. Yet again we have to pay tribute to the many people involved in tirelessly managing our vineyard and wines on a day to day basis and who make this all possible. 

Congratulations to all the medal winners in this year’s awards and cheers to English wine!


See the full results here.