Time Well Spent
At Gusbourne, we present an authentic reflection of a time and place in each of our bottles, by producing exclusively vintage wines that are unique to each growing season. Inspired by this ethos of making the most of time, we’ve put together a collection of tips, tricks and interesting reads to help you make the most of your Time Well Spent.
Christmas show-stoppers, recommended by our experts
Read the team's favourite wines for the season, from; Charlie Holland, our Chief Winemaker, Laura Rhys, Master Sommelier and Alastair Benham and Mary Bridges from our winemaking team.
Christmas Four-Course Wine Lunch
Bring in the Christmas season with a luxurious four-course wine lunch. These specially created lunches are a delightful opportunity to enjoy an indulgent meal paired with Gusbourne still and sparkling wines.
Festive moments and wines to match
Discover the perfect Gusbourne wine pairing for every occasion this Christmas. From a festive gathering aperitif, alongside your Christmas Day feast or after a brisk winter walk.
Crafted for the Sparkling Season
Luxurious, food-friendly and indulgent, sparkling wine is synonymous with celebrations. Here, we speak with Laura Rhys, Master Sommelier, about why the Christmas season is better with bubbles.
Spotlight on our rising-star winemakers
Read what happened when a particular parcel of luminescent fruit, from Sussex’s Middle Barn South Vineyard caught the eye of our young winemaking team – Mary Bridges, Alastair Benham and Sara Dooley.
The Harvest Report
There’s something deeply romantic about the idea of harvest. But there’s nothing like a touch of England’s autumnal chill to make you realise that grape-picking at 51-degrees north is a slightly different matter.
The Story Behind Our Still Wines
Crafted only in exceptional years, our Pinot Noir and Chardonnay still wines are the purest expressions of our unique terroir and all the meticulous work that happens in our vineyards in Kent.
Vineyard Update, July 2022
As sunny summer days slowly slope towards harvest time, Chief Vineyard Manager Jon Pollard looks at the growing season so far – another fine vintage year for Gusbourne.
Like everything else in nature, the art of winemaking is constantly changing. At Gusbourne, alongside our celebrated range of award-winning sparkling wines, we embrace the opportunity to explore new avenues now and then. Here’s what happened when we planted the Burgundian Chardonnay 809 clone, a grape with a fascinating flavour profile.