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.
What's Your Sparkling Style?
Making fine wine is a slow, measured procession of individual steps – each with its own terminology, not always fully understood outside the cellar door. Here we explain the final step in the process, known as dosage.
In the Pink: A Rosé for All Seasons
A favourite in all seasons, perfectly chilled rosé hits its stride as the mercury climbs and more than holds its own on cool-weather menus too.
The Saxon Shore Way
Pity the poor Romans. After all their hard work civilising Britain for 366 years, the waves of invading barbarians became too much to bear. Abandoned fortifications pepper the Saxon Shore Way, a 153-mile route from Gravesend to Hastings that passes through the Gusbourne estate.
Michelin-Star Dining with Gusbourne
Two stars. Three courses. One day only. Tom Kerridge's The Hand and Flowers pops up at Gusbourne as part of our Michelin Match dining series.
Provenance and Care at Gusbourne and Goodwood
Quality in all things is our mantra at Gusbourne. It's the same story a few miles west along the coast at The Goodwood Estate. Here our Head Winemaker Charlie Holland shares ideas on nurturing nature with Goodwood's Master Butcher John Hearn.
Wine isn’t just something we drink. It brings us to think about stories of geology, history and the physical places that add their layers of character. Gusbourne’s proximity to Romney Marsh provides interesting insights into our wines, as you’ll find when you visit the estate.
The Science of Wine Tasting
When we share a bottle of wine, what makes us detect or respond to certain flavours and aromas? There’s the objective science behind why wine tastes as it does – and a whole set of subjective factors that affect our individual preferences.
Gusbourne Estate Tours: One for Wine Lovers
Led by one of our friendly, knowledgeable Nest tour hosts, this small-group, four-hour visit round some of our hidden corners – followed by a tutored tasting with lunch – is designed for those keen to learn what makes Gusbourne wines so special.