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.
Did the Anglo-Saxon taste for over-indulging in ale contribute to their defeat at the Battle of Hastings?
English winery Chapel Down has announced positive sales in the first half of the year with its beer and cider arm soaring.
Excavations at a Dark Age palace at Tintagel in Cornwall have shed further light on the fine dining tastes of the Romano-British aristocracy.
The Globe Theatre burned down on this day in 1613 and one poor theatre-goer had to put out his flaming trousers with a pot of ale.
Authorities in France have decided to limit the sale of alcohol ahead of England and Russia’s next Euro 2016 matches.
According to her gravestone and local legend, Hannah Twynnoy, a barmaid in Malmesbury, was the first person in Britain to be eaten by a tiger.
We’ve cherry picked the top 10 things to do during English Wine Week this week, so clear your diary, dig out your wellies and head to the country for a taste of England’s finest.
No less than 37 new English wine producers entered the industry last year to meet growing consumer demand for English sparkling wine.
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