Mothers come in all guises. Grandmothers. Mothers-in-law. Mother figures. Mothers-to-be. At Gusbourne we’re rather drawn to the mother of invention. But unlike that well-known expression, we’re driven not by necessity but by an unswerving commitment to innovation, quality and sustainability. We see ourselves as custodians of our unique terroir, nurturing and caring for the land that is the starting point for everything we do. A philosophy that mothers can probably relate to.
So to celebrate and show appreciation for all the mothers in our lives on Mothering Sunday in the UK (normally marked on the fourth Sunday of Lent) and on Mother’s Day in Europe, the US, Canada and other Commonwealth nations (8th May 2022), we naturally propose a gift synonymous with celebration – sparkling wine.
And since this year’s Mothering Sunday also falls on the first day of British Summer Time, what better excuse for a day out in the gorgeous Kent countryside relaxing and enjoying wine together. Our hosted tours are a lovely way to experience Gusbourne together – wandering among the vines, tasting our wines and enjoying some delicious seasonal local food at The Nest, where idyllic views over the vineyards are also included. And springtime here brings the first green shoots, wildflower blossoms, birdsong and – fingers crossed – plenty of sunshine.
To toast everything that’s great about mums everywhere? How about a vintage English Sparkling Wine matched to their tastes.
Crafted from only the finest Chardonnay grapes, this elegant, bright and balanced sparkling wine is a showcase for our unique terroir.
Full, round and rich, this multidimensional wine is complex, deep and powerful, calling on our finest parcels of Pinot Noir.
A classic blend of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier, our sparkling rosé is our year-round expression of English summertime.
Classic, balanced, dry – our own English expression of the brut style, crafted in the traditional method from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.
Our range of award-winning vintage English Sparkling Wines all come with the option to add a beautiful complimentary presentation gift box, with complimentary UK delivery on all orders. You can also add a personalised gift message.
Pictured above is a collection collaboratively created between Wild at Heart founder, Nikki Tibbles and Master Sommelier and Gusbourne Global Ambassador, Laura Rhys. A beautiful celebration of craftsmanship embodied in a gift set that can be purchased here.
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