On this day 1834…the man buried with claret

On this day in 1834, the folly builder, philanthropist, MP and noted drunkard, ‘Mad Jack’ Fuller died and was buried in a pyramid on his Sussex estate with a bottle of claret – so the legend goes.

English winery embraces vermouth trend

Keen to make the most of the vermouth boom, English winery Albourne Estate in Sussex has launched an expression featuring 40 botanicals made from mature base wines.

Camel Valley first English wine to get royal warrant

Camel Valley has become the first English wine producer to be granted a royal warrant, as confirmed by its founder Bob Lindo.

English winery switches to ‘en primeur’ model

English winery Herbert Hall has announced it will be switching to an ‘en primeur’ system later this year, offering most of its cuvées on allocation.

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