Camel Valley have been producing award-winning, world-class wines in a beautiful corner of Cornwall (yes Cornwall) since 1989.
What is it that makes their wines so popular with our customers at glug…?
It’s really quite simple – an idyllic setting on sun-drenched slopes near the famous Camel River; excellent grapes that perfectly suit the soil and climate; a respect for traditional vineyard practices combined with a modern approach to wine making and, most importantly, a passion for creating wines that provide pure pleasure…
What we sell at glug…
2012 Camel Valley ‘Cornwall’ Brut (IWC Silver Medal Winner)
This went down well (to say the least) when we took part in the 2015 Newcastle Wine Fair, organised by the Newcastle Wine School.
Served in Rick Stein’s world-famous Seafood Restaurant and Nathan Outlaw’s iconic two Michelin Star Restaurants. ‘Excellent’, Richard Erlich, Wine Critic Independent on Sunday.
Jane Maquitty (Times) ‘top Jubilee choice’ and Matthew Jukes, Mail Weekend 5 May 2012: ‘One of the most intricately assembled wines around.
Makers Bob and Sam Lindo throw their heart and soul in to every wine they produce – sheer beauty.’ Olly Smith, Mail on Sunday 24 April 2011: ‘Fresh and pinging with a joyful sense of celebration. Magnificently vibrant and alive with fruit’.
Waitrose Weekend Magazine: ‘You can’t go wrong with Camel Valley, a delicious vintage fizz with as much complexity as a Champagne Grande Marque.
Camel Valley is a national treasure with flavours fit for a King and Queen’. Jamie Goode, Express:
‘I just love this beautifully balanced fizz.’ Oz Clarke: ‘Britain’s best value sparkler’.
International Wine Challenge Silver Medal Winner.
2012 Camel Valley ‘Cornwall’ Pinot Noir Rose Brut (IWC Gold Medal And Trophy Winner)
Winning three Gold medals and three Trophies in 2014 was a stunning result for this 2012 vintage.
The awards include the Sparkling Rose Trophies and Gold medals in the International Wine Challenge, the United Kingdom Vineyards Association and the South West Vineyards Association competitions.
Described by Victoria Moore as ‘a triumph, it’s completely delicious – like a wild cherry blossom nose-kiss’.
Jane Macquitty, the Times critic writes: ‘Camel Valley’s strawberry scented Pinot noir rose Brut is ‘the best …’.
Recommended by Saturday Kitchen’s Olly Smith and a strong pedigree: The 2010 vintage won a Decanter World Wine Award Gold medal, the UKVA Trophy for the best Sparkling Rose in England and was awarded first place in the MWs tasting of 90 English Sparkling wines in 2012.
2013 Camel Valley Bacchus
Matthew Jukes, Daily Mail Weekend: ‘THE UK’s NUMBER ONE ESTATE.
“Every wine from CV is a joy and I have picked out my favourite dry white wine, made from the accurately named Bacchus grape, for you to savour.
“For the umpteenth year in a row, this is my favourite dry white English wine. It’s world class.
“Get in quick, this citrus-soaked beauty always sells out fast”
2014 UK Vineyards Association Silver Medal Winner
A distinctive fruity bouquet and a grapey flavour. Perfect with seafood.
Recommended by Fiona Beckett, Guardian Magazine 7th May 2011 and featured in the Michel Roux TV series.
2013 Camel Valley Rose
Jilly Goolden ‘Lovely … a good rosé like this has enough dryness and depth of flavour to compliment every style of food.
“I can’t believe it’s English!’ Daily Mail 25 September 2014.
A light rosé with intense strawberry aromas.
This rosé has been made dry and goes beautifully with barbecued mackerel, and is perfect for sipping al fresco.
A real hammock wine! Made from 100% Pinot Noir.
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Thanks to Camel Valley for the information and images on this page. Main image by Ian Clarkin.