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.
We’ve joined forces with selected partners with whom we already share certain values – creativity, independent thinking and true craftsmanship – as part of an exchange of knowledge and insights that we have shared here. You can also explore the perfect pairing of takeaway food with our wines, inspiring recipes from the kitchens of partners such as The Langham London, and thought-provoking conversations with partners such as Bremont, Gieves & Hawkes and Penhaligon’s. Plus, insider knowledge on how at Gusbourne we take time to perfect our wines, so you can enjoy them always at their best.
The Benefits Of Old Age
Of all the alchemical mysteries that winemaking involves, let's shine a light on one that takes place well away from the eyes of the consumer. The dark art of cellar ageing. While some wines are best enjoyed a few years after they’re first bottled, others linger in the depths for longer. What lies behind the decision to make older vintages available again years after they were first released?
Winemaking: How It All Begins
How can some grapes growing on a vine eventually come to elevate the everyday into a special occasion? Here's how we turn what happens in the vineyard into what happens in the bottle.
Our Home Village
All fine wines come with a sense of place, the singularity of their origin. In our case, it's the ancient flint and limestone village of Appledore in Kent, a handful of miles north of the English Channel, that adds its character to our sparkling wines. It's a spot worth exploring on your visit to Gusbourne Estate.
Lunch and Vertical Tasting of Blanc de Blancs with Laura Rhys MS
Join Master Sommelier and Gusbourne Brand Ambassador Laura Rhys for an exclusive lunch at The Nest, paired with a vertical tasting of Gusbourne Blanc de Blancs vintages from 2010 onwards.
As it begins…
Despite a rather challenging year in many respects, the vineyard team at Gusbourne have kept their same goal of working hard, year-round, to produce exceptional quality grapes.
Love London: Five Ideas for a Capital Staycation
We asked our friends at onefinestay to recommend some of their favourite London addresses for a luxurious city break. All near some of our favourite Gusbourne hospitality partners and stockists. A very fine way to show the capital some love.
Summer In The Vineyard
Never more than in this year of unprecedented events, there's comfort to be found in the constancy of nature. The familiar cycle of the seasons continues without pause. Across our vineyards, we're readying for harvest now and preparing for autumn. Here Chief Vineyard Manager Jon Pollard reflects on how summer at Gusbourne has gone.