A Shropshire husband and wife team has scooped two medals at the England & Welsh Wine of the Year competition for wines produced at their historic vineyard.
David and Christine Millington, of Wroxeter Roman Vineyard, just outside Shrewsbury, took two bronze awards for their dry Madeline Angevine and medium sweet Shropshire Gold whites, and two highly commended prizes for their Phoenix and Noble Roman reds.
Wine producers since 1991, Mrs Millington said they were finally seeing the fruits of their work. She said they planned to build on the success of their signature Bloomsbury sparkling wine - which also did well at the International Wine & Spirit Competition earlier this month.
"The climate here is just right for producing high quality sparkling wine and it really is on a par, if not better than the classic Champagnes from France," said Mrs Millington.