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In The Vineyard With...

In depth conversations with leading figures in the world of wine. On location in their wineries, Wine bars, Vineyards and Tasting rooms.

Nov 14, 2019

Following her dream of owning her own vineyard, Sarah Lavery is in charge of Southlands valley vineyards, a 2 hectare plot of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Maunier in the picturesque village of West Chiltington, in West Sussex.

From 2016, her wine maker is Dermot Sugrue and vinification is exclusively single...


Oct 7, 2019

Jenkyn Place

From hops to vines!

Listen to my chat with Simon Bladon, the owner of Jenkyn Place Vineyards in Hampshire, telling his story of buying a hop farm and having the foresight to plant a vineyard consisting of the three classic Champagne varieties, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Maunier.

Simon is now producing world class...


Sep 20, 2019

Dermot Sugrue

Listen to my Chat with Dermot, telling me what inspired him to explore wine aged 15. His wine journey that led him from Ireland to East Anglia, through Bordeaux to Champagne and to West Sussex. How good is English Sparkling Wine and what the future might hold. 

It was a fascinating and full of good humour chat....


Aug 30, 2019

Paris Sigalas

Listen to one of Greece's most influential winemakers, talking about his childhood, his inspirations and the achievements and career highlights he is most proud of.


Jul 26, 2019

Chloi Chativariti

A chat with one of Greece's wine-making rising stars, Chloi Chativariti of Chatzivariti winery, in Goumenissa, Northern Greece.