In Vines in a Cold Climate: The People Behind the English Wine Revolution Henry Jeffreys tells the story of the people who transformed the reputation of English wine on the global stage.
This is the definitive story of the extraordinary and surprising success of English wine. From an amateur affair made by retirees to a multi-million-pound industry with quality to rival Champagne, in this illuminating and accessible account, Slightly Foxed contributor and award-winning drinks writer Henry Jeffreys takes you behind the scenes of the English wine revolution. It’s a story about changing climate and technology but Vines in a Cold Climate is also about vision and determination and the people behind English wine, the people making wine in a cold climate.
‘Henry Jeffreys, who used to work in the wine trade, is an amiable and entertaining guide to “the English wine revolution”, revelling in the eccentric characters he meets along the way and in some of the arcane goings-on in the wine industry.’ Daily Mail