Our Story

Becky Glover & Sara Thake


Hi! Thanks so much for visiting Elizabeth Rose. We are Becky Glover and Sara Thake, born and raised near Cambridge and best friends since Secondary School.

We started investigating English & Welsh wine in Summer 2014, what seems like a long time ago now! We have been passionate about it ever since, and started designing this website as a way to share our passion for the vines and wines of England & Wales.

Having enjoyed wine from across the globe for many years, we each had our favourites:

Becky used to be a total francophile, enjoying nothing more than a full Bordeaux, a Burgundian Chardonnay or, of course, a glass of Champagne. It was Becky’s love of Champagne that led her to discover Nyetimber!

Sara has enjoyed many wines from across the globe and loves nothing more than a new wine discovery! As an explorer, Sara started collecting wine reference books and records her adventures @saraswinediaries on Instagram. It was through the insta wine community that Sara discovered English wine.

We are now dedicated to raising the profile of and improving access to English & Welsh wine.

Elizabeth Rose exists for two main reasons;

To provide valuable, engaging content on English & Welsh wine and wine tourism.

Part of the reason we fell in love with English and Welsh wines was because we had visited the vineyards, met the families that owned them, and met the winemakers who together, create incredible wines!

English and Welsh wines are from family run vineyards which have amazing history and stories behind them.  We’d love you to visit them too!

To provide a perfect way to buy quality English & Welsh wine.

When we were discovering English and Welsh wines we found it very hard to order just one bottle at a reasonable price and from a website with a great selection.  That is when Elizabeth Rose was born!

We have tasted every wine that we stock and we believe them all to be excellent.  We provide you with honest tasting notes in the hope that you find something that you really love.  We also give you complete flexibility to order anything from just one bottle, a mix and match case, or a hundred bottles of the same wine!

We want everyone to love English and Welsh wines as much as we do, so we like to offer a really personal service.  If you want to ask us anything please just email us on info@elizabethrosewines.co.uk and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for visiting and following our journey. We love connecting with you all on social media and sharing our wine adventures along the way, so be sure to follow us. We read and respond to every enquiry ourselves and truly enjoy connecting with you so do not hesitate to get in touch!

We’d love to have you join us and our community of English wine lovers.

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