Posted on 28th October 2015
Ridgeview were absolutely delighted on Tuesday evening to see that their Grosvenor Blanc de Blancs 2009 was served by The Queen at the state banquet for the Chinese President – this is the third state banquet for Ridgeview (Obama and the Northern Ireland contingent were also toasted with Ridgeview)
A few links from news sites below:-
The Drinks Business – http://goo.gl/0UzHRu
To read The Guardian’s full article click here:- http://goo.gl/ZbTXYp
“However, nurturers of Britain’s nascent wine industry with an eye on an emerging market, where appreciation of wine is a status symbol, might hope that senior communist party palettes will have been tickled by the Ridgeview Grosvenor 2009, a sparking English wine originating in West Sussex.”
The Telegraph – http://goo.gl/Q92jaA
The Mirror – http://goo.gl/b3TUvv
Decanter (industry publication) – http://goo.gl/nPzMuF
“There is a strict hierarchy when it comes to releasing bottles from the UK government’s wine cellar and Xi Jinping is likely to make the top rung.”
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