Real English Drinks House

Local products for local people

3 west street, haslemere,
surrey, gu27 2ab

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wine vineyards

From Grapes To Glass - How Is Wine Made?

The art of winemaking has been around for thousands of years. It’s a natural process which requires very little intervention from humans, but each winemaker will guide the process through various techniques. Generally, there are 5 basic elements to creating wine: harvesting, crushing and pressing, fermentation, clarification, and finally, ageing and bottling. Winemakers will follow these five steps but often add in their own variations along the way to help create their own unique wine.

Wiston Estate Wine Owners

Meet The Producer - Wiston Estate

At Redh we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality, locally produced wine, beer, and cider beverages - so much so, that we built our business on it! Our love for good quality drinks is what has lead us to work with some of the best...

Meet The Producer - Jenkyn Place

Jenkyn Place is a boutique, family-owned estate belonging to Simon and Rebecca Bladon, set in the idyllic Hampshire countryside with an impressive William and Mary Grade II listed building, dating from the 17th Century.

Meet The Producer - Sandhills Gin

Like many of the gins we’ve come across, Sandhills began with a journey for Tom Bird, early in 2018, when he visited a gin bar in Hong Kong and tasted a re-distilled gin.  It was different to anything he had tried before...

Wiston Estate Wine Owners

Meet The Producer - Wiston Estate

At Redh we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality, locally produced wine, beer, and cider beverages - so much so, that we built our business on it! Our love for good quality drinks is what has lead us to work with some of the best...

vodka mixer drink

7 Of The Best Vodka Mixers

Fed up of vodka and tonic? No, nor are we. There’s every good reason for this drink’s huge popularity on a summer evening when you’re out socialising with friends and you want something bright and drinkable. Vodka doesn’t have a lot of taste when you drink it neat, which means that getting creative with your additions is going to make all the difference.

white wine grapes

What Is Dry White Wine?

There are a number of different types of white wine on the market but perhaps the most popular is dry white wine and sweet white wine. Before we go any further, it’s worth asking whether most of us actually even know what a dry white wine is - what it tastes like, and where it comes from. Let’s run through a few general points to get you started.

redh rum

What Are The Different Types Of Rum?

If you’re a fan of rum, have you tried British rum? As with other varieties of classic alcoholic drinks, all types of rum are not the same. If you haven’t yet been lucky enough to try all the different types of rum, you might not even know about the wide variety. Let’s set that straight. Here’s an overview of some of the most popular types of rum.

Types Of Ale: A Beginners Guide

Summer is fast approaching, which means there is no better time than now for perfecting your beer palette. But what do we even mean by that and more importantly where do you even begin? Well, when it comes to trying out new ale beers, often the easiest way to start is by looking at your current favourite and from there, picking out some subtleties of the flavour. Looking at the colour of the ale beer can be a great general indicator of the flavour, the beer brewing process and also the history behind it too. 

three different beer drink styles

6 Beer Styles Which All Savvy Beer Drinkers Need To Know

The list of recognised beer categories seems to be growing every day. If the more obscure classics such as salty-sour goses and herbal fruits weren’t enough to bewilder beer newcomers, newly invented styles including India pale lagers and Black IPAs only continue to add to the confusion. However, if you go to the bar and just say the words “All I want is a beer” when looking at an overcrowded menu at your local pub, hopefully learning about these six beer styles will ensure you never freeze up in terror when placing your next beer order.

Our Story

Redh is the brainchild of two Sussex born guys; Richard Edwards and Douglas Howard.  Great friends from school who have been known to enjoy an occasional drink or two! 

Following an impromptu visit to a small local brewery, they questioned why they had not heard of the quality beer even though it was on their door step?  The big lightbulb moment followed shortly after!  “Why don’t we create a business that can connect local people with local produce?”  They found that many smaller producers struggle to find the time and the resources to promote their craft goods.  That is where Redh will come to the rescue.  Providing a bar to discover, taste and sell predominantly English quality drinks and morsels, plus a website to reach folk further afield.

The beautiful Edwardian Post Office building in Haslemere (Richard and Douglas’ local town) will now become the hub of Redh.  Providing space for a bar/cafe, function area, shop - and as an added bonus the Post Office counter too! The Redh team welcome you to our website, or visit and drink with us in our Haslemere watering hole (no problems if you just buy a stamp!).

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Dreaming of summer days (they WILL come back!) with our very own Red.h Gin and Vodka! ˙ We'll be selling these when The Real English Drinks House opens in #Haslemere - but until then, you can stock up via our online shop! > LINK IN BIO ˙ #RealEnglishDrinksHouse
The Cuvee Rose from Bolney Wine Estate - a traditional-method quality sparkling wine with a fine mousse, tightly beaded. On the nose there's a touch of yeast, with notes of raspberry and wild strawberry! 🍾 ˙ Treat yourself and earn loyalty points on our Red.h website! > LINK IN BIO
@TheGinKitchen offer award-winning spirits, made with love and laughter in the Surrey Hills! We're partial to the Blushing Monkey Pink Gin - The Gin Kitchen's own take on the on-trend pink spirit! 🍸 ˙ SHOP GIN KITCHEN RANGE - WEBSITE LINK IN BIO!
We love exploring our beautiful local area - like Charter Walk in #Haslemere (the Real English Drinks House will be just around the corner!)
Cellar work has commenced at The Real English Drinks House! Cheers to that! 🍸 ˙ #Haslemere #RealEnglishDrinksHouse