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Our 2019 Orange Bacchus receives rave review from Joe Wadsack of The Drinks Coach UK

20th May 2020

Yesterday evening Joe Wadsack rated the new release 2019 Orange Bacchus as  “my most enjoyable white wine ever from England” via his Drinks Coach UK You Tube Channel. Head to The Drinks Coach UK and fast forward to 6.26.

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Orange wine, posh crumpets – and kindness: the food trends to watch, according to Waitrose

6th November 2019

Consumer research of people across Britain reveals information on the nation’s favourite food and drinks. Orange wine is proving to be one of the booming trends and Litmus Orange gets a mention. Click here to find out more.

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Litmus Wines: Making still wine in England has got so much easier

9th August 2019

Phoebe French of UK drinks trade publication, The Drinks Business, talks to Litmus Wines MD, John Worontschak, about the evolution of the English wine industry since he first became involved back in the 80s. Read on here

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Denbies’ TtD English Rosé gets 10/10 from the Mirror

29th July 2019

The very first vintage of Sainbury’s Taste the Difference English Dry Rosé, produced by Denbies Wine Estate, has received 10/10 from the Mirror. “Crisp, fresh and perfect for drinking al fresco. Has an appealing fruity smell and a lovely strawberry flavour with a hint of elderflower. Perfect balance of flavours. 10/10 ABV 11% – RRP […]

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1st July 2019

With summer here, what better way to while away a few hours in the sunshine than with a refreshing glass of Ginking Botanica Italia. A delicious infusion of natural botanicals, fruity Italian wine and London Dry Gin; Ginking Botanica Italia is the perfect drink to enjoy with friends with a simple al fresco supper. Bursting […]

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Litmus Orange gets a mention in London’s Metro news

4th June 2019
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King of the Med – New Ginking Mediterranean

31st May 2019

This summer, whisk yourself to the olive groves of Southern Europe without leaving your back garden with a deliciously refreshing glass of Ginking Mediterranean. Launching exclusively in Tesco stores nationwide this May, Ginking Mediterranean is a unique blend of Spanish wine, London Dry Gin and native botanicals, with a delightful sparkling finish, capturing the essence […]

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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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