# Sunday, July 04, 2010

In what seems to be something of a triumph for English wine a little know sparkling wine has won a major trophy. Carmel Valley Wines in Cornwall recently won the International Wine Challenge Trophy beating more than 450 other wines. Carmel valley won the sparkling rosé category beating the more expensive wines from top champagne houses.  It is the first time an English wine has ever won the award. The wine Camel Valley Bacchus 2007 retails at £26.50.