Posted on 28th April 2016
Ridgeview’s winemaker to feature in Michel Roux Jr’s The Craftsmen’s Dinner
English sparkling winery, Ridgeview is delighted to feature in Michel Roux Jr’s series The Craftsmen’s Dinner.
In conjunction with The Balvenie Distillery, the show features stories from remarkable producers and is being aired exclusively on YouTube. The Roberts family and their business in Ditchling, is one of only six companies included, and in their episode, head winemaker Simon Roberts, guides Michel Roux Jr through the sparkling winemaking process from vine to glass.
Simon commented about his part in the filming; ‘it’s an incredible privilege for me, the family and our staff here at Ridgeview to be invited to participate in such a wonderful series. Meeting Michel Roux Jr, the other “crafties” and the Rogan crew was a real pleasure and such a great experience. Getting together with like-minded people who strive to produce something of excellence with a focused passion was incredibly affirming.’
The Ridgeview episode is out now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kQiYt0tPQU and you can catch up on the story so far with the other Craftsmen’s episodes by subscribing to The Craftsmen’s Dinner YouTube Channel
Ridgeview sparkling wines are available nationally at Waitrose, Marks & Spencer, Laithwaites Wine Club as well as all good independent retailers and from their winery in Ditchling. Wines produced include the Bloomsbury, Cavendish, Fitzrovia (rosé), Blanc de Blancs, Blanc de Noirs and Rosé de Noirs.
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