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Join our team - Office Administrator
Join Our Team - Office Administrator Simpsons' Wine Estate is looking for a highly organised and motivated individual to take...
Simpsons named on the Walpole Power List 2022
Ruth and Charles Simpson, founders of Simpsons' Wine Estate, were named two of the "50 Most Influential People in British Luxury" on the Walpole...
The Story of Q Class 2020
Q Class 2020 - The Story Simpsons’ Wine Estate is delighted to announce the release of Q Class Chardonnay and...
Simpsons' Open House Event Success
Raising a glass to you! On Saturday 20 November 2021 we were delighted to host our Open House event. The...
Simpsons' X Noble Isle
Sparkling Celebration! To celebrate the launch of our new English sparkling wine - White Cliffs Blanc de Blancs, Simpsons' Wine...
COVID19 Guidance - Visiting Simpsons' Wine Estate
COVID19 Guidance - Visiting Simpsons' Wine Estate  With the latest announcements of the easing of COVID restrictions, we would like...
Simpsons' Wine Estate Rises to the Challenge of 2020
SIMPSONS' WINE ESTATE RISES TO THE CHALLENGE OF 2020 English vineyards and wineries are no strangers to rising to the...
Meet the Simpsons - Civilian Global Magazine
MEET THE SIMPSONS  Karen Krizanovich on some of the finest fizz in Kent... CIVILIAN MAGAZINE Back in October, we were...
Simpsons' 2020 Harvest Report
Although the 2020 growing season started well with high sunshine hours and good rainfall, we experienced 6 frost incidents between...
The very best of English Chardonnay - Word on the Grapevine
Last month we were delighted to host Joshua Dunning, wine enthusiast and founder of Word on the Grapevine. Following on...
Simpsons' Supports Local this Christmas
Simpsons' Supports Local this Christmas Now more than ever, we are keen to share the message of “Supporting Local”. Whether...
On Thursday 8th October, Simpsons' Wine Estate hosted “Raise a Glass to Demelza”, a virtual tasting event exclusively for corporate...
Simpsons' Proudly Supports Demelza
The award-winning, Kent producer, Simpsons' Wine Estate, is delighted to be hosting a Virtual Tasting Event exclusively for corporate partners, on...
The Roman Road Chardonnay - Vertical Tasting - Great British Wine
In keeping with The Roman Road Chardonnay celebrations, the team at Great British Wine have shared their Vertical Tasting notes on...
Charles Simpson on BBC Radio Kent
Hot on the heels of The Roman Road Chardonnay 2018 being awarded "Best in Show by the Decanter World Wine...
Jane MacQuitty- The Rise of the English Chardonnay - 21 August 2020  - The Times
We are delighted to receive a mention in Jane MacQuitty's article charting "The Rise of the English Chardonnay" in The Times.   ...
Simpsons' Success in Scandinavia
The stellar profile of the English wine industry continues to rise in terms of production and the sensational quality of...
Simpsons’ Wine Estate Launches The Gravel Castle Chardonnay 2019
Here at Simpsons' Wine Estate, our wines are progressing through the oenological cycle and the 2019 still wines are approaching...
Simpsons’ Wine Estate Keeps Moving Forward
In the current uncertain times, we are constantly seeking reassurance and positive signs from the outside world. While some things...
Covid 19 - Simpsons’ Wine Estate’s Response
In these very difficult and stressful times, the team at Simpsons’ Wine Estate would like to thank you for your...
David Williams'
David Williams, The Observer's wine expert, has collated his selection of wines celebrated for their "tingling acidity and gorgeous balance". ...
The 12 Best English Sparkling Wines Reviewed - BBC Good Food
Thank you to wine expert, Henry Jeffreys, for featuring our luxurious Flint Fields Blanc de Noirs 2016 in his BBC...
Simpsons’ Wine Estate Selected by Walpole as “Brand Of Tomorrrow 2020”
Walpole, the industry body for the UK’s luxury sector, has selected Simpsons’ Wine Estate, based in Barham near Canterbury, as...
20 Best Wines by Women - to drink this International Women's Day - The Independent
Ahead of International Women's Day on 8th March, Stacey Smith from The Independent has collated her hit list of the “20...
New frontiers: The diversification of English and Welsh wine - Peter Richards MW, Imbibe
The renowned Peter Richards MW has written a very interesting piece for Imbibe regarding the increase in experimentation, innovation and diversification...
Will Kent conquer Champagne? - Jonathan Ray, The Spectator
Many thanks to Jonathan Ray from The Spectator, who has listed Simpsons' Wine Estate as one of the exceptional English Sparkling...
Simpsons' Wine Estate is Leading the way in Norway
We are delighted to receive news that Simpsons' wines have been taking centre stage in the Norwegian press.  Firstly, our...
English Sparkling Wine 2020 - A Six Atmospheres Report
Huge thanks to Tom Hewson from SixAtmospheres, who has featured Simpsons' Wine Estate in his "English Sparkling Wine 2020" report. ...
Great British Wine -
Great British Wine have selected the newly released The Roman Road Chardonnay 2018 as their "Wine of the Month" for...
Discovering the 'Wine Garden of England' with Britain's coolest hotel chain - The Telegraph
Thanks to Hugh Morris from The Telegraph, who has written this fantastic piece on his recent visit to Simpsons' Wine...
Simpsons' Wine Estate featured in Apéritif
We are thrilled to share that our wines have been featured in Apéritif, Norway’s most influential wine publication. Here is the...
Harvest 2019
The 2019 Harvest at Simpsons’ Wine Estate is now complete. The vineyard and winery team have worked tirelessly for the...
Sparkling News from Simpsons’ Wine Estate
Simpsons’ Wine Estate are delighted to announce the release of a much-anticipated Method Traditional Blanc de Noirs from their inaugural...
Harvest Supper at The Pig at Bridge Place with Simpsons’ Wines – by Skin + Pulp
A huge thank you to Sophia Longhi, wine writer and founder of Skin + Pulp, for her wonderful write up...
How English still wine is the sweet spot for Kent’s Simpsons Wine Estate - The Buyer
Peter Dean has written a comprehensive piece for The Buyer about his visit to Simpsons' Wine Estate on the first day...
The Versatile Varietal Wine Perfect for Pinot Noir Fans and Champagne Geeks - VinePair
It is always thrilling for our wines to be receiving attention on the other side of the Atlantic. The New...
Why It's Time To Get Excited About English Wine - Tivoli Wine
The team from Tivoli Wine have devoted their time to exploring the wineries and vineyards of southern England, in a quest to...
Demolished Preconceptions of English Wine - Secret Sommelier
Following on from the WineGB Trade Tasting, Scottie Gregory from Secret Sommelier has shared her glowing review of both our 2018...
Gravel Castle Chardonnay 2018 makes the list...
The latest issue of Josh's Wine List (#68) peruses the offerings at the recent WineGB Trade Tasting. Josh highlights the...
Bubbles and Beyond: A Turning Point For English Wine - The Scottish Field
Read wine columnist Peter Ranscombe's exploration of "England's bubbles and beyond", from this year's WineGB Trade Tasting. We are delighted our "sensational"...
Five English wines you HAVE to try - East Anglian Daily Times
Thank you to Charlotte Smith-Jarvis from the East Anglian Daily Times for her fantastic write-up about the launch of Katie...
A Wine Lovers' Tour of England - The Telegraph
Wine correspondent, Victoria Moore, takes The Telegraph readers on "A Wine Lovers' Tour of England". Here she mentions our Fruit...
The 40 best wines for summer 2019 - The Observer
The Observer's David Williams has included our Chalklands Classic Cuvée 2016 in his selection of "The 40 Best Wines for Summer...
What to drink this week - Country Life Magazine
Thanks to Harry Eyres from Country Life Magazine for selecting the exclusive Simpson' Estate 'On The QT' Bin 18: Single Vineyard...
Ten top-notch English wines
Susy Atkins heralds the start of English Wine Week with her selection of "top-notch" English Wines to toast the booming...
Many thanks to Peter Ranscombe from Scottish Field for his wonderful article on our new wine releases (which are now available...
Chalklands achieves joint-top in a review of English sparkling wines
Chalklands 2016 achieves joint highest 91 points in a review of English sparkling wines published in Bulletin, the Association of...
In Focus: The Future of English Sparkling Wine
In this comprehensive article, Phoebe French from The Drinks Business discusses the UK's wine industry and the incredible 2018 harvest. 2018 was an...
Simpsons Wine Launches UK's first still Pinot Meunier
Many thanks to Phoebe French from The Drinks Business for her comprehensive article on our Derringstone Pinot Meunier 2018. Launched last...
Simpsons Wine Estate Launches 2018 Vintage Wine
Following our launch on Thursday 25th April, John Mobbs from Great British Wine has written an article on our new release...

News

Join our team - Office Administrator
Join Our Team - Office Administrator Simpsons' Wine Estate is looking for a highly organised and motivated individual to take...
Simpsons named on the Walpole Power List 2022
Ruth and Charles Simpson, founders of Simpsons' Wine Estate, were named two of the "50 Most Influential People in British Luxury" on the Walpole...
The Story of Q Class 2020
Q Class 2020 - The Story Simpsons’ Wine Estate is delighted to announce the release of Q Class Chardonnay and...
Simpsons' Open House Event Success
Raising a glass to you! On Saturday 20 November 2021 we were delighted to host our Open House event. The...