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Wyfold & Theale vineyards scoop top prizes in Judgement of Parsons Green III

CONGRATULATIONS to Wyfold and Theale Vineyards, both in the Laithwaite stable and T&CVA members, who have taken the top two prizes in the Judgement of Parson's Green III - a competition to select the bestEnglish Sparkling Wines. Of seventy-nine wines entered, Wyfold Vineyard's "Wyfold 2009" and Theale Vineyard's "Blanc de Blancs 2007" took the 1st and 2nd prizes in this keenly fought competition. The full report can be seen as a pdf attachment to this page, but in particular the judges made the following comments about Wyfold and Theale vineyards:

If using the right grape varieties is one element to get you to the top swiss replica watches , the other has to be experience. The name which ran through four of the top six wines was Ridgeview. The top two wines, the Wyfold and the Theale, plus the two wines from Ridgeview itself, were made in the Robert's family winery, proving (once again) that they are a hard team to beat. The other thread running through the top two wines was the name "Laithwaite" as Wyfold is part owned by Barbara Laithwaite and Theale is the tiny (704 vines) vineyard planted on builders rubble outside Direct Wine's head office. Given that Laithwaites / Direct Wines now have the vineyard in Windsor Great Park, plus son Henry Laithwaite's vineyard at Pump Lane, Marlow, I'm sure the name Laithwaite will be attached to more winners in years to come.

You can read the full Judgement of Parsons Green III by clicking here.

T&CVA 2012 Annual Wine Challenge

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English Wine Festival 2011 a huge success!

Around 600 people flocked to Stanlake Park vineyard over the weekend of 23rd/24th July 2011 for our English Wine Festival. You can download more details of the event here.

T&CVA 2011 Annual Wine Challenge

Stanlake Park Wine Estate on 24th July 2011.

English & Welsh Wine of the Year Awards 2011

T&CVA members in the English & Welsh Wine of the Year Awards? held in Bury St Edmunds on June 13th & 14th 2011.  Read more... 

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Sparkling Wine Trophy

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