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News from Litmus

Litmus Orange gets a mention in London’s Metro news

4th June 2019
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Waitrose adds Litmus Orange Bacchus to range

3rd May 2019

Waitrose has expanded its English wine menu with seven new offerings, including its first homegrown ‘orange’ wine. The English orange wine, which is Litmus Orange, will arrive at the supermarket in late June. Only the second orange wine to be made by John Worontschak at Surrey-based Litmus Wines, the 100% Bacchus is aged on skins […]

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22nd March 2019

NEW…GinKing introduces GinKing Original Rosé  Following its phenomenal success in 2018, GinKing, the original English wine and gin cocktail, will be adding a range of new variants to its portfolio this spring, kicking off with the launch of GinKing Original Rosé on 22 April. Launching exclusively in Marks & Spencer, GinKing Original Rosé combines the […]

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11 best English red wines for 2019

4th March 2019

Stacey Smith at the independent rates the 2014 Litmus Red Pinot “Best for: Most impressive finish”. Read on for more.

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Introduction to English Wine by Josh’s Wine List

21st January 2019

Wine of Surrey Hills – Episode 3 Click here to download episode Nick Wenman (Albury Organic) and John Worontschak (Litmus/Denbies) join the show from Surrey Hills. Nick is one of England’s few biodynamic growers, while Australian winemaker John has been making wine in the UK since the 80s.

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GinKing: The summer cocktail that combines sparkling wine and gin

27th June 2018

Is there anything nicer than a cool, crisp glass of wine on a summer’s evening? How about a perfect gin and tonic? If you’ve found yourself nodding your head in vigorous agreement at both, let us introduce you to GinKing, which is a glorious blend of the two. Litmus Wines, the company behind this genius […]

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Jane MacQuitty: My favourite English reds and whites – The Times

26th May 2018

The success of England’s sparkling wines may have hogged the headlines these past few years, but it is our summer hedgerow-scented still whites and perfumed reds that have taken the biggest step up in quality of late. Given that most English fizz is a steep £25-plus a pop and still wines are at least £10 […]

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8th May Chris Ringland tasting at Hedonism Wines

4th April 2018

Adrian Hoffman is a fifth-generation Australian grape grower and vigneron and works closely with Chris Ringland on a number of his wines including their collaborative “North Barossa Vintners“. Adrian will be in London on the evening of Tuesday 8th May to host a tasting of the Chris Ringland wines at Hedonism Wines, Mayfair. Guests will enjoy […]

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Ginking appoints Swiss Agency

26th October 2017

Litmus Wines, producers of Ginking, have appointed Bataillard AG of Switzerland as their sole importers to Switzerland. Ginking is a lower in alcohol effervescent spirits based drink consisting of white wine grown in England, London Dry Gin and mineral water. Bataillard is the largest wholesaler and third largest importer of alcoholic drinks in Switzerland, Martin […]

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Litmus team up with Bibendum Wine

19th September 2017

Litmus Wines has teamed up with UK wine agency Bibendum Wine to distribute the full range of Litmus branded English wines. Litmus winemaker John Worontschak says, “My aim for the Litmus range is and has always been to create wines of a Northern European character that are complex food wines which can stand tall amongst […]

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Ringland: Barossa winemakers living in ‘golden age’ of wine

23rd August 2017

Written by Lauren Eads of The Drinks Business – 22nd August, 2017 Australian Shiraz from Barossa Valley has never been more dynamic or diverse, believes veteran winemaker Chris Ringland, with the communication revolution giving young winemakers the confidence to carve their own style and ability to communicate with consumers directly, sidestepping the need for critics […]

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Ginking review from Amelia Singer of The Wine Show fame

12th July 2017

Ginking’s new No. 1 fan, Amelia Singer, shares her thoughts on Ginking via YouTube. Well worth checking out

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