With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.
Public Health England has called for the government to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol to reduce the impact of alcohol-related harm.
England’s first independent wine competition will launch next March to shine a light on the best still and sparkling wines being made in the country.
Changing global temperatures could lead to Britain becoming a major wine exporter by 2100, when Malbec could feasibly be grown in Slough, say two University College London professors.
On this day in 1120 the course of English history was irrevocably changed due to drunken misadventure.
Sparkling wine producer Exton Park was the only producer from England to be recognised at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition.
Kent-based winery Simpsons has celebrated the completion of its first harvest and the opening of its brand new winery.
Nyetimber has reported trading losses and a ‘net asset deficiency’ of £20 million for the year to 31st December – but says it is on track to long-term expansion.
Leading wine authority, Steven Spurrier, who grows Champagne grapes in Dorset, told db yesterday that he was angry about claims that this year’s harvest in the UK is “fantastic”.
The government has sought to calm fears over UK trade following Brexit by publishing a template to boost exports of British booze globally.
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