There's nothing quite like a celebration to bring out the best in some wine. English sparkling wines are perfect for any occasion. From dry to sweet, there's a style to suit everyone's taste.
And even better, these are made locally in the UK!
Let’s dive right into it. Here is our curated list of the best English sparkling wines to ring in the celebrations this year.
Chapel Down Brut NV
Chapel Down Brut NV is an award-winning, light and refreshing English sparkling wine with delicate floral aromas and a clean, crisp taste. It has hints of red apple, citrus fruits and brioche, pairing well with seafood dishes including sushi.
The wine is made in the south of England, in the midst of Kent's countryside and is made using the traditional method of fermentation in a bottle. This gives it its unique character and flavour.
The Chapel Down Brut NV is a popular choice for celebrations and special occasions and you'll probably find many people recommending you this bottle - for a reason!
The only way to know is to try it out for yourself! Check it out here to give your own opinion on this bottle today.
Gusbourne Brut Reserve
The Gusbourne Brut Reserve is quickly becoming a popular choice for celebrations. Made from a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier grapes, it has a crisp, dry taste that is perfect for toasting special occasions.
It is characterised by its bright golden colour, with aromas of red fruits like cherries and strawberries. It pairs well with a variety of foods such as shellfish and general appetisers.
Produced in a picturesque vineyard in Kent, the region's mild climate and chalky soil produce grapes that are ideal for making sparkling wine.
Nyetimber Classic Cuvee NV
Grown in the South of England, Nyetimber's Classic Cuvee NV is made with traditional Champagne grapes - Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, and Pinot Noir. This gives it a light, mixed taste of apple, pastry, honey & almond.
You'll find this bottle on many others' lists of favourite English sparkling wines. In fact, we'd say that the Nyetimber Classic Cuvee is one of England's best-known wines!
Get your hands on a bottle of this classic English sparkling wine and form your own opinion today!
Woolton Chardonnay Pet-Nat 2020
The perfect drink for Summer! The Woolton Chardonnay Pet-Nat 2020 is a delightfully fizzy English sparkling wine made from 100% Chardonnay grapes.
It has a light, crisp taste with notes of citrus, pears, green apple and lemon meringue with a sherbet finish.
We think that this refreshing wine is perfect for summer days and pairs well with seafood, poultry, and salads.
Hattingley Classic Reserve NV
One of the most popular & top-rated choices from Hattingley Valley - you can’t go wrong with this choice!
Produced in Hampshire, England, its blend consists of 53% Chardonnay, 31% Pinot Noir and 16% Pinot Meunier.
The Hattingley Classic Reserve NV has a lovely pale gold colour and a creamy texture, with aromas of green apples, citrus fruits, and freshly baked brioche with a long finish.
This award-winning blend is sure to be perfect for any occasion!
Coates And Seely Brut
When we first tried the Coats And Seely Brut, we were amazed by the quality of its production, and to this day, we still continue to be blown away by it.
It is a dry wine, with a lovely minerality and a hint of citrus, apple and pear - perfect for any occasion, from casual get-togethers to formal dinners. Whether you are enjoying it on its own or paired with food, this sparkling wine is sure to please.
Treat yourself (and of course, your guests...) to this bottle today!
Westwell Pelegrim is a sparkling wine from England that has a light, refreshing taste with delicate notes of citrus and stone fruit. The Westwell vineyard is located in the picturesque, rolling hills of Sussex, Kent, and is made using the traditional method of bottle fermentation that leaves this bottle with a biscuity aroma.
The Westwell Pelegrim has hints of apple, raspberry and lemon, pairing well with seafood and poultry.
In addition to its excellent taste, Westwell Pelegrim also has a very reasonable price tag. This makes it an ideal choice for those on a budget.
Few other sparkling wines can match the quality and value of Westwell Pelegrim, so be sure to give it a go the next time you host your next celebration.
Bolney Estate Bubbly Brut
Bolney Bubbly is a deliciously sweet English sparkling wine that pairs perfectly with seafood dishes such as seared tuna and grilled fish as well as a variety of meats like salami or turkey.
It has floral notes of honeysuckle and elderflower with a zesty, citrus finish and is easy to drink thanks to its forgiving sweetness.
The award-winning and historical Bolney Wine Estate is located in Sussex, renowned for its beautiful scenery and excellent facilities. Made using the traditional Champagne method, the artisanal blend undergoes a second fermentation in the bottle.
Bolney Bubbly is perfect for any occasion: it's sure to make whatever event you have in mind even more special!
Bolney Blanc De Blancs
Once again produced in the renowned Bolney Wine Estate, comes another Bolney masterpiece. This time, the Bolney Blanc De Blancs has a dry and slightly acidic taste, with notes of citrus, stone fruit, brioche and hazelnut.
The texture is smooth and creamy. It's a super refreshing English wine with delicate bubbles that's also a perfect match for cheeses.
Whether you're enjoying it on its own or with food, Bolney Blanc de Blancs is sure to be a hit. Get your hands on a bottle here today!
Camel Valley Brut NV
This Cornish English sparkling wine has a scent of English hedgerow with a touch of honey and biscuit. Full of bubbles, this dry sparkling wine pairs well with seafood and shellfish and even a classic fish & chips!
Rest assured as this blend comes straight from the award-winning Camel Valley Estate, home to the highest quality of English wines.
Truly a treat for your next visit to the sandy seaside, or even perhaps, bringing the seaside home to you! Wait no longer - get your bottle here today.
Simpsons Wine Estate Chalklands Classic Cuvée
The Simpsons Wine Estate Chalklands Classic Cuvée is an English sparkling wine that's light, crisp, and perfect for any occasion. It has delicate floral aromas and tastes of green apples, pears and citrus. This bottle of elegance is perfect for pairing with seafood dishes such as smoked salmon, oysters and more.
The vineyard where it's produced is located in the chalklands of Kent, Southern England. The grapes are hand-picked and fermented in small batches using the traditional Champagne method with classic champagne grape varietals (Chardonnay Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier). This results in a high-quality sparkling wine that is truly perfect for any occasion.
The Simpsons Wine Estate Chalklands Classic Cuvée is a unique and luxurious wine that's sure to please your guests and would also make a great gift in case you're wondering...
Oxney Estate NV
This organic English sparkling wine is produced in Sussex and is suitable for vegans!
This white sparkling wine blend is described as having flavours of apple, pears, and toast. Perfect for enjoying on its own or with food.
Whether you're having a casual dinner party or a formal dinner party, this sparkling wine is sure to prove popular with your friends. Try it here today!
Ridgeview Blanc De Blancs 2016
With tropical hints of citrus, lychee and pineapple, this White English wine with sparkles makes a refreshing choice for a lovely Summer afternoon. When it comes to food pairings, the Blanc De Blancs pairs well seafood dishes like oysters, scallops and mackerel.
If you're looking for a quality English sparkling wine, the Ridgeview Blanc De Blancs 2016 is a great option but be sure to not miss out as these runs are limited editions!
Albury Estate Classic Cuvee
Albury Estate Classic Cuvee is an award-winning sparkling wine produced in East Sussex, England. The climate in this region is similar to that of Champagne, France, and this makes it ideal for growing the same type of grapes used in Champagne.
It's both organic and suitable for vegetarians - what more could you ask for!
Albury Estate Classic Cuvee has a light, subtle sweetness with hints of citrus and peach that pairs well with seafood.
Thanks to its excellent quality and unique flavour profile, Albury Estate Classic Cuvee is a popular choice for celebrations. Get your hands on a bottle today!
Hambledon Première Cuvée Brut
Characterised by the blue neck bottle, the Hambledon Première Cuvée Brut consists of a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, and Pinot Noir grapes. It has a pale gold colour and a delicate flavour with complex hints of citrus, dried flowers, red apple and apricots. Truly a celebration in the form of wine!
This is a great choice of sparkling wine for parties or as an aperitif. It pairs well with seafood, particularly shellfish.
Alchemy Rose Sparkling Zero Alcohol
For celebrations and all, just without the hangovers!
Celebrate whatever occasion (could even be a peaceful night-in!) you may have with this marvellous sparkling pink rosé, guilt-free. This blend has flavours of red apple, grapes and peach.
Plus, this bottle also has fewer calories than your average sparkling wine. How amazing does this sound?
So that was our list of the best English sparkling wines. We hope you'll find your own best English sparkling wine in due time.
We hope this list helped you decide which bottle to try next. Chosen from the best of the best, we're sure these wines will accompany your next event or celebration perfectly.
Did You Know? We Also Stock Many Of These Wines In Our Online Wine Store
Our English Vine Wine store is open and ready to serve you & your guests!
Whether you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion or just want to enjoy delicious sparkling wine, we have the perfect selection for you.
Our English sparkling wines are sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more. Visit our online wine shop here today and choose your favourite bottle or cases to get started.