Cheers as Sussex wines prove world winners

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Wines from Plumpton Estate have been judged winners at the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships.

The wines - Plumpton Estate NV, The Dean Blush and The Dean Brut - were awarded gold medals in a competition judged by internationally renowned experts.

Chris Foss, head of wine at Plumpton College said: “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award. The wine team at Plumpton College should be rightly proud of their achievements.”

The college, a partner of the University of Brighton, is an international centre of excellence in wine training, teaching and research, delivering programmes to degree level.

The college offers education, training and research in wine production and wine business for the UK. The high-calibre graduates gain positions of responsibility not just in the UK, but throughout the world of wine.

Students join a strong international team at Plumpton Wine Centre, a modern specialist facility with its own vineyard and winery.