Vision & History

Vision & History

 History

History

The Wiston Estate has been owned and managed by the Goring family since 1743. Its 6,000 acres straddle the chalky slopes of the South Downs and the flat clay soils of the Weald.

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 Pip’s Passion

Pip’s Passion

Since arriving in Sussex in 1972, Pip Goring's dream was to plant vines at her new home, Wiston Estate. Her great passion is the backbone behind Wiston's award-winning English Sparkling wines.

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 Vision

Vision

Our vision is to restore the value of life in our land. For the Estate to be a dynamic place for people, nature, learning, exploration and experience.

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 The Winemaker

The Winemaker

Dermot Sugrue works together with the team to produce our award-winning English Sparkling Wines. His unwavering commitment to purity and expressing terroir has led wine legend, Steven Spurrier, to describe him as “the best winemaker in England.”

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 The Label

The Label

The label was inspired by the story of two families coming together. It combines the colour and intensity of Pip’s South African nature with Harry’s family heritage and English design.

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