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Lindo clarifies ‘British Fizz’ comments, trade reacts

Bob Lindo of Camel Valley in Cornwall has written an open letter to clarify his stance on the proposed ‘British Fizz’ PGI, which the wine trade has largely criticised.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

WSTA pours cold water on ‘British Fizz’ PGI bid

The WSTA has poured cold water on a bid to register ‘British Fizz’ as a protected name for English sparkling wine, saying it was a “side-show” in the run-up to the triggering of Article 50 of Brexit.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

André Simon Awards: ‘The Apple Orchard’

Next in the series of extracts from the André Simon Awards shortlist is a passage from Pete Brown’s homage to that most English of fruits – the apple.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Americans coin new name for English sparkling

While the producers of English sparkling wine have been debating about a suitable brand name for their increasingly-popular product, the Americans have already chosen a term – and it may become protected.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 8 Comments »

Grape Britain: 10 unlikely vineyards in the UK

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.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Health body calls for MUP on alcohol in England

Public Health England has called for the government to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol to reduce the impact of alcohol-related harm.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

English wine awards launched

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.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Could climate change lead to British Malbec?

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.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

On this day 1120… the tragedy of The White Ship

On this day in 1120 the course of English history was irrevocably changed due to drunken misadventure.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 1 Comment »

Exton Park flies flag for England in Hong Kong

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.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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