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Sussex Vineyards making wonderful English sparkling wines.

Three Cheers! It's English.

Jonica Fox and her husband Gerard run Sussex Vineyards (, producing English sparkling wines from their two vineyards. Planted with champagne grapes, the vineyards lie either side of the historic High Weald village of Mayfield in East Sussex.
Beer brewing is growing at an amazing pace while pubs are closing down more than ever.

Make Mine A Homebrew

James Morton was runner-up in the BBC’s The Great British Bake Off in 2012 and is the author of Brilliant Breads (Ebur y, 2013) and How Baking Works (Ebury, 2015).

Spirited Beginnings

Fairfax and Sam are childhood friends who set up the Sipsmith distillery ( to bring classic London dry gin, made the way it used to be – the way it should be – back to the city where it all began.

Like craft beer? Make your own!

Danny Wallace is a Sunday Times-bestselling author who lives in London. His first book, Join Me, was described as ‘one of the funniest stories you will ever read’; his second, Yes Man, became a hugely successful film with Jim Carrey in the lead role. His latest novel, Who is Tom Ditto? is out now.

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