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Dorset producer is star of show at WineGB Awards

Dorset producer is star of show at WineGB Awards

The top winners were announced on 23 July when the industry assembled in London to recognise outstanding homegrown wine

The resounding winner at the recent WineGB Awards was Langham Wine Estate in Dorset, which scooped four trophies including Top Sparkling and the highest accolade in the competition, the coveted Supreme Champion trophy for its Blanc de Blancs Reserve NV.

Justin Langham of Langham Wine Estate commented: “In our tenth anniversary year I am absolutely delighted that all our hard work and vision has been rewarded with these four superb trophies. We are not only thrilled to be bringing some of these trophies back to Dorset for a third time, but also honoured to be recognised in these industry-leading awards among some really top-quality competition.”

Producers of all sizes, new and long-established, attended the event, together with sponsoring suppliers to the industry, press and notable guests. The ebullient Peter Richards MW was MC for the day, with Head of Judges, Susie Barrie MW and Co-Chair, Oz Clarke presenting the trophies and reinforcing their excitement over the number and quality of wins in the competition. Last year’s high-quality vintage shone through with the high number of medals gained by the still wines.

On the day the UK’s new Prime Minister was announced, a passionate Oz Clarke gave a rousing speech to the guests: “Whether we are supporters of ‘Remain’ or ‘Leave’, we need to have things to be proud of in Britain and the Great British Wine Movement is definitely one of them. We can start dreaming in a way we couldn’t dream before, of something very special happening in the fields of Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and all over the UK. We feel so privileged to judge English and Welsh wines at such a special time.”

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