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This April has been the frostiest on record in England.  Like TS Elliot in ‘The Wasteland’ you may feel that ‘April is the cruelest month’. Certainly many vignerons would agree with you. Night after night, people fretted and stalked their vineyards trying to save this year’s crop. Once buds have burst they are vulnerable. They […]
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April 2021 – The Cruelest Month?

This April has been the frostiest on record in England.  Like TS Elliot in ‘The Wasteland’ you may feel that ‘April is the cruelest month’. Certainly many vignerons would agree with you. Night after night, people fretted and stalked their vineyards trying to save...

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AMBRIEL IS CARBON NEUTRAL

We are delighted and proud to announce that Ambriel is carbon neutral. We have had a complete review of everything we do in the vineyard and winery, and everything our suppliers do, and everything our consumers do. We've totted it all up. With the advice of those...

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WASSAIL!

Tonight is Twelfth Night - the traditional time to Wassail. Obviously the national lockdown means that we can't go a-wassailing with anyone else, but the night is chilly and we'll seize any excuse to tramp about the vineyard singing and slurping. If you brush off...

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CLOUD TEN

Today we launch Cloud Ten. Its our limited edition magnum that has been ten years in the making. We have raided the library stock of our own cellars to release 250 bottles. Cloud Ten is made up of our Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes harvested during...

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CSWWC 2020

Competitions are tough, but the Champagne and Sparkling WIne World Championships declare themselves to be the toughest. Effervescent wines from around the globe are judged against each other and this year over 1,000 fizzes were put through their paces. Including...

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AMBRIEL LATEST RELEASE: BLANC DE NOIRS 2015

As the the nights are getting darker and Autumn settles in, cheer yourself with our latest release: the Ambriel Blanc de Noirs 2015. Its a limited edition of only 750 bottles. This Traditional Method English Sparkling Wine is made exclusively from our pinot noir...

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Harvest 2020 – outstanding vintage

At last the 2020 harvest is safely in - and it is stunning. After all the hard work throughout the year the grapes have been hand-picked and pressed in the winery and the juice is beginning to ferment gently. Its the most exciting time for the winemaker when all...

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DWWA 2020

There is a plethora of wine awards out there, but we feel that the Decanter World Wine Awards is one of the best. It is the quality of its judging and its global perspective that makes all the difference. A medal from the DWWA really means something and we always...

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THE GRAPE GLOBAL PANDEMIC

While the world frets over the current global pandemic, remember that vines had a grape global pandemic of their own: Phylloxera. Phylloxera is not a virus. It is a louse originating from America and which dines on vines. The local vines in the USA were...