A Hampshire vineyard has been awarded two gold medals in a competition run by a prestigious magazine.

Decanter recognised two wines produced by Exton Park, which is based in the South Downs, for its annual World Wine Awards.

The Blanc de Blancs Vintage 2014 and RB28 Blanc de Noirs both won the top prize: ​only seven gold medals were awarded to UK sparkling wines out of a total of 68 from across the globe.

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Working at Exton Park (Image: Exton Park)

Decanter's World Wine Awards is now in its 21st year and has firmly established itself as the world’s largest and most influential wine competition.

Wine entries are blind tasted and rigorously judged by a team of highly qualified wine professionals.

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Robin Miller, the CEO of Exton Park spoke in glowing terms about the business's achievement.

He said: "With only seven Gold medals being awarded to any English sparkling wine producers, for Exton Park to win these at such a prestigious and highly regarded global wine competition is a real accolade.

“We are delighted our wines have been recognised on the world stage in such a favourable way."