Suffolk vineyards have been celebrated at a regional wine awards ceremony, with several winning the top accolades.

The Wine GB East Awards 2023 was held on Saturday, August 19, at Burnt House Vineyard in Combs, Suffolk. 

Three Suffolk vineyards have produced wine that has won the top awards at this year's celebration.

The top winners of the night were Flint Vineyard, near Bungay, who took home the trophy for Wine of the Year for their Pinot Noir Pecoce, which also won the award for Best Red.

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Copdock Hall Vineyard, near Ipswich, scooped the award for the Best Rosé with their 2022 vintage.

Coopers Croft Vineyard in Wickhambrook, near Newmarket, won the accolade of Best Sparkling Wine for their 2022 Rosé Fizz.

In a social media post, Wine GB East said: "Head judge of the event Jeremy Dunn commented that ‘the quality of wines was generally very high and way ahead of two years ago'."

The gold, silver and bronze winners will be announced in the coming days.