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Celebrate
English wine

We are proud suppliers of over 50 vineyards from
across 23 counties in England and Wales.

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Bottles of English wine and sparkling wine on a table.
English wine bottles from the leckford estate

Proud to support English & Welsh vineyards

English & Welsh wines are going through a time of exuberant growth and great excitement. There are now over 500 commercial vineyards in the UK, with more plantings and more wine releases every week.

Every major wine competition throws up more gold medals for English wines, and yet our native winemakers are so ambitious, they are determined to do better still.

At Waitrose, we love the thrill of discovering new and wonderful English & Welsh wines, not just from the big, established winemakers but also from smaller boutique wineries and new start-ups. We have our own vineyard in Hampshire, growing classic Champagne grape varieties for our very own Leckford Estate Brut, so we understand the trials (and sometimes terror of frost, hail and an abrupt end to the autumn sunshine crucial for ripening), of making wine in our marginal climate and the sheer joy of overcoming the elements to make something irresistibly delicious!

If you haven't tried an English wine before, dig in and give it a go. And if you're already a convert, we're continually adding new wines to our selection, so we really hope you enjoy our latest discoveries.

Becky Hull MW

Becky Hull MW
Waitrose Wine Buyer

Why not try... One of our exceptional new wines

A Map of the World with the Whisky making regions numbered

Explore a selection of
England and Wales' finest vineyards

Black Dog Hill BN6 8XG

Black Dog Hill near Ditchling on prime South Downs chalkland terroir is a family operation involving three generations, with high ambitions to lead the emergence of boutique, grower-style English sparkling wines.

Blackboys Vineyard TN22 5LT

Blackboys is an award-winning, family-owned vineyard with just two hectares of vines. It is believed to mean ‘black wood’, derived from the soot left by charcoal burners in the woods.

Bluebell Vineyard TN22 3RU

Located in East Sussex, north of the famous Bluebell Railway, this vineyard has many admirers.

Bolney Estate RH17 5NB

Bolney Wine Estate is situated on south-facing sandstone slopes north of Brighton and produce a wide range of red, whites and Rose.

Breaky Bottom Vineyard BN7 3EX

Peter Hall established the vineyard at Breaky Bottom 41 years ago and began producing sparkling wine in 1994

Brightwell Vineyard OX10 8LJ

A triumph from Bob Nielsen at the stunning Brightwell vineyard in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. The River Thames runs past the vineyard and the shelter of the nearby Chilterns, North Downs and Cotswolds makes for a unique microclimate, unusually hot and dry.

Did you know? English sparkling wine has just enjoyed a record year at the International Wine Challenge 2016 with 120 medals. Explore some our award-winners below...