Dry Extract Interview: Susanna Busi Jacobsohn of Busi Jacobsohn, East Sussex, England

Susanna Busi Jacobsohn of Busi Jacobsohn Wine Estate. 

© Susanna Busi Jacobsohn

Susanna-Busi

Susanna Busi Jacobsohn of Busi Jacobsohn Wine Estate. 

© Susanna Busi Jacobsohn

Together with her husband Douglas, Susanna is the proud owner of Busi Jacobsohn Wine Estate in East Sussex which produces some of England's most exciting sparkling wines. Hailing originally from Sweden, Susanna and Douglas planted their five hectare vineyard six years ago in 2015, and the current 2018 vintage is just their second release. They produce two cuvées, a Cuvée Brut and an Extra Brut Rosé, available from Harvey Nichols and Yapp Brothers.

The best advice I ever got

Don’t wait for life to happen, take charge!

My life motto

Give kindness and have fun.

I am currently reading

Listening to Beautiful Days by Joyce Carol Oates and reading Je m’appelle Agneta by Swedish author Emma Hamberg.

My most played music track

Elton John's The Lockdown Sessions.

If I didn’t do my current job I would be

A book editor.

Skill I don’t currently possess but would like to have 

Tennis.

My favourite kind of exercise

Yoga.

I relax while

In the garden or walking with my dogs.

I collect

I'm not a collector.

My essential newspaper/magazine

None, I prefer reading books.

My desert-island wine

Ruinart rosé Champagne.

I have learnt a lot from

People I've met in my life.

My last meal and sip will be

Agnolotti (traditional Italian pasta) with wine from Piemonte. There are many so maybe a sip from three different wines....?!

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